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John Kerry Should Set Timelines and Benchmarks to See Progress on Deteriorating Situation of Rohingya in Burma

Tun Khin | Posted 08.08.2014 | UK Politics
Tun Khin

US Secretary of State John Kerry arrives in Burma tomorrow. Just days before his visit, more than 100 security forces came to an internally displaced...

Miliband Hopes Obama Meeting Signals 'Renewed' Cooperation With US Democrats

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 21.07.2014 | UK Politics

Ed Miliband is expected to meet Barack Obama today, as his inner-circle said there was "renewed" cooperation between the Labour Party and the Democrat...

The Threat of Russian Expansionism Is Not Over

James Snell | Posted 20.08.2014 | UK Politics
James Snell

Since the fall of the Berlin Wall and the dissolution of the Warsaw Pact, Russia has been its own nation, but one which sought to exert the same influence on nearby countries as it did in its previous incarnation. President Putin, a former official in the sinister KGB, well schooled in the police state methodology, seeks to replicate this today...

Ned Simons

Petraeus Warns US Against Picking Sides In Sectarian Iraqi Civil-War

HuffingtonPost.com | Ned Simons | Posted 18.06.2014 | UK Politics

The United States must not become the air force for one side of a sectarian civil-war in Iraq, the former commander of US and UK forces in that countr...

Obama Sticks His Oar Into Scottish Independence Debate

The Huffington Post UK | Ned Simons | Posted 05.06.2014 | UK Politics

President Obama has intervened in the debate over Scottish independence, telling Scots that the United States wanted to see its closest ally remain "u...

Between Two Ferns: Barack Obama's Presidential Step Forward for Politics

Owen Lee | Posted 03.08.2014 | UK Politics
Owen Lee

In a bold effort to win over the American youth to the rejuvenated Healthcare.gov service, renowned cool cat President Barak Obama appeared on the satirical internet chat show series Between 2 Ferns...

The US Right Wing Are Furious Obama Just Bowed To A Japanese Robot

Huffington Post UK | Posted 24.04.2014 | UK Tech

Several right-wing American websites appear to be furious that President Obama has bowed to a foreign diplomat. A foreign robot diplomat. Obama ...

Non-Intervention in Syria Was a Grave Mistake

James Snell | Posted 20.06.2014 | UK Politics
James Snell

When the House of Commons voted to reject military action to protect the citizens of Syria from tyranny - both political and religious - MPs plunged this country, and the world, into the terrifying situation that exists in the region today. Non-intervention has cost Britain and NATO respect on the international stage...

White House May Ban Obama Selfies

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 07.04.2014 | UK Politics

Good news. The White House may ban people from taking selfies with president Obama. Which is great. Because this politician selfie thing is getting ou...

Some Pity for Putin

Gregor Smith | Posted 25.05.2014 | UK Politics
Gregor Smith

Good old Vlad is propping up the news again as the shiftiest world leader. Apart from Kim Jong Un. Or Xi Jinping. Or King Abdullah of Saudi Arabia. Or - who's that bloke who controls the biggest, most notorious 'intelligence' agency in the world? Oh, of course, US President Barack Obama. Or, for that matter, his chum David Cameron...

Obama To Ellen: 'Oscars Selfie Was A Cheap Stunt'

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 20.03.2014 | UK Entertainment

Barack Obama has clearly not taken having his Twitter record broken by Ellen DeGeneres very well, joking that her infamous Oscars selfie was a "cheap ...

Obama: 'We're Building Iron Man'

Huffington Post UK | Posted 27.02.2014 | UK Tech

It's official: America is building Iron Man. Well, kinda. President Obama recently said it - but as we know, in politics that's rarely a guarantee ...

Beyoncé Dismisses Rumours Of Affair With Barack Obama As 'Absurd'

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 12.02.2014 | UK

Are Beyonce and Barack Obama dangerously in love? The short answer – no, they are not. In the wake of their own president being surrounded by sca...

Solving the 'Big Brother Problem' That Affects Every One of Us

Salil Shetty | Posted 23.03.2014 | UK Politics
Salil Shetty

Some of the most memorable headlines of 2013 involved personal privacy, data security and intelligence gathering issues from all corners of the globe - from the US to Brazil, from Australia to India. But what has bothered me about the conversation to date is the way it has been framed by some defenders of mass surveillance programmes. We must choose, they say, between security or privacy, protection or liberties.

Paul Vale

American Politicians Finally Come Together -- But Can The Truce Last?

HuffingtonPost.com | Paul Vale | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Politics

In the five years since Barack Obama became the American president, the government has virtually come to a standstill. The daily business of Congress ...

WATCH: Nelson Mandela 'Belongs To The Ages', Says President Obama

The Huffington Post UK | Ned Simons | Posted 25.01.2014 | UK Politics

"He no longer belongs to us, he belongs to the ages." President Obama paid tribute to Nelson Mandela on Thursday evening following the news the iconic...

Iraq War Inquiry Not Subject To American 'Veto'

The Huffington Post UK | Ned Simons | Posted 14.11.2013 | UK Politics

The British government has denied reports that the United States has vetoed the public disclosure of documents included in the inquiry into the Iraq W...

President Obama Must Understand Nuri Al-Maliki Is the Cause of Violence in Iraq not the Solution

Lord Maginnis | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Politics
Lord Maginnis

As long as the hostages are unjustly held, and suffering through abhorrent conditions, the U.S. should not adopt silence in dealing with the captors. Instead they must demand that Maliki releases the hostages now or future bilateral relations could be harmed.

Syria: Seven Questions the Saudis Should Ask John Kerry

Nehad Ismail | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK
Nehad Ismail

The U.S. recognizes that defeating the Syrian regime and the toppling of Bashar al Assad is an important Saudi strategic objective to protect Saudi regional interests. The recent spat between the two allies over Syria is still reverberating and has not died down yet...

US Should End Its Cold War Stance on Cuba

Lee Brown | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Politics
Lee Brown

When the UN votes on the US blockade of Cuba this week, the US is likely to face opposition from nearly every other government in the world. But, if past experience is any guide, the US will simply ignore this. It will continue exacting unnecessary suffering on the Cuban people through a cruel and counter-productive policy.

The Nuclear Thaw of The Fall

Harry Brown | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Universities & Education
Harry Brown

Fifty years ago to this very day, President Kennedy signed into law the Nuclear Test Ban Treaty. Today, we no longer live in a bipolar world, the political actors have changed, but the threat from nuclear weapons remains strong.

Learning the Wrong Lessons From Iraq in Syria

Gary Kent | Posted 30.09.2013 | UK Politics
Gary Kent

It is rare for an opposition to stop a government and, given its angst over Iraq, Labour heralded it as a triumph for multilateralism. It also chimes with most British people who, like the Americans, are weary of foreign entanglements.

The Lavrov-Kerry Deal is a Green Light for More Massacres

Nehad Ismail | Posted 28.11.2013 | UK Politics
Nehad Ismail

The Security Council Resolution number 2118 is a victory for Russia, a defeat for the USA and a green light for Bashar Al Assad to kill more Syrians with conventional weapons.

Paul Vale

How Does Atheism In Parliament Compare To Congress?

HuffingtonPost.com | Paul Vale | Posted 20.09.2013 | UK Politics

Few outside the US would have heard of Congressman Pete Stark, a Democrat who served in the House of Representatives for 40 years before losing to a r...

David Cameron: Syria UN Resolution To Test Russian Chemical Weapons 'Ruse'

The Huffington Post UK | Ned Simons | Posted 10.09.2013 | UK Politics

Britain, the United States and France are to table a UN Security Council resolution on Syria today, David Cameron told MPs on Tuesday afternoon. Ap...