Nation Topics - Barack Obama
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Critics call him timid, but the president’s foreign policy has often been too aggressive—even at the risk of our long-term national interests.
Groups from Amnesty to the ACLU to Reprieve are calling for the same standard of accountability that followed the killings of Warren Weinstein and Giovanni Lo Porto.
Instead of honoring shared sacrifice in the fight against the Nazis, the president has taken another cheap shot at Russia over Ukraine.
The “We’re Number One!” attitude is a disease eating at the very root of our principles.
More than a wish list, he offers a framework for 2015 legislative fights and the 2016 campaign.
The president’s plan to make two years of community college free for some students could solve some of higher education’s most intractable problems.
The president knows US policy has been a failure. Here’s how he can make a breakthrough, in the little time he has left.
“Don't do stupid stuff”—his shorthand for avoiding unnecessary entanglements—actually has deep roots in US strategic thinking.
Black girls face daunting odds, too. Why does My Brother’s Keeper neglect their struggles?