Nation Topics - Barack Obama
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Will he risk multiple military quagmires or campaign on a pledge to pull troops out of Afghanistan and Pakistan and drones out of Pakistan and Libya?
If the GOP has their way in the budget battles, they'll force a childish and unproductive government shutdown.
If Obama's campaign manager has a bad history with the very constituents that elected the president, how will that shape 2012?
The president's re-election campaign manager has alienated grassroots constituencies.
During his time at GE, Jeffrey Immelt led the company into a subprime mortgage hole so deep that it needed billions in government cash to get back out. That was before Obama made him a trusted adviser.
The Nation's Katrina vanden Heuvel speaks with Middle East scholar Juan Cole about his open letter to the left on Libya.
Even as Fukushima threatens to unleash the greatest nuclear catastrophe since Chernobyl, the president champions nuclear power in the United States.
Like her brother, President Obama, Soetoro-Ng wants to revamp school systems and broaden test-focused curriculums.
On his first visit to the region, Obama can either establish a genuine “good neighbor” policy or, more likely, build a bloc of moderate allies to offset Venezuela in the region and China in global power politics.
The administration constantly spoke of an “orderly transition,” unsure of how to support Egyptian demonstrators while not offending Mubarak. As Egypt’s example spreads throughout the region, Washington continues to watch history pass it by.
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