Home / Tag Archives: Obama

Tag Archives: Obama

America’s decline continues

By James Zogby |   Despite its claims of making America more respected and feared in the world, the Trump Administration‚Äôs behaviours have only contributed to accelerating the decline in America‚Äôs leadership. President Donald Trump‚Äôs demonstrated disdain for international agreements and law, his erratic behaviour and his reckless tweets, have …

Read More »

History experts in New York Times op-ed: Trump worst president ever, Obama in top 10

Donald Trump is America’s worst president,¬†says a New York Times opinion piece¬†that’s based on a survey of 170 members of the American Political Science Association‚Äôs Presidents and Executive Politics section. The survey was conducted by Brandon Rottinghaus,¬†a professor of political science at the University of Houston,¬†and Justin S. Vaughn,¬†an associate …

Read More »

US bid to change Iran deal unlikely to yield positive results: Russia

Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Sergei¬†Ryabkov says a new US push aimed at changing the terms of the 2015 multilateral nuclear deal is unlikely to bring¬†forth¬†‚Äúpositive‚ÄĚ results. ‚Äú[Moscow] does not expect any positive developments in¬†the light of¬†such decisions and possible agreements,‚ÄĚ Ryabkov told Russia‚Äôs Sputnik news agency on Tuesday. Earlier this …

Read More »

Trump reportedly denies US Embassy move to Jerusalem in year despite Netanyahu’s earlier assessment

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Wednesday said his ‚Äúsolid assessment‚ÄĚ is that the American Embassy will be moved to Jerusalem in the coming year, but President Trump said otherwise later in the day. ‚ÄúBy the end of the year?‚ÄĚ Trump¬†told Reuters¬†in an exclusive interview. ‚ÄúWe‚Äôre talking about different scenarios. …

Read More »

Iranians demanding change deliver emphatic victory for Rouhani

By Parisa Hafezi and Babak Dehghanpisheh¬† for REUTERS|¬†Iranians yearning for more freedom at home and less isolation abroad have emphatically re-elected President Hassan Rouhani, throwing down a challenge to the conservative clergy that still holds ultimate sway. Interior Minister Abdolreza Rahmanifazli announced Rouhani’s victory on Saturday on state television. Rouhani …

Read More »

Hillary Clinton: Wall Street’s favorite enemy

By Amanda Becker¬† for REUTERS| WASHINGTON —¬†Hillary Clinton began her presidential campaign by promising to do what it takes to rein in Wall Street. Boosted by Wall Street’s toughest critics, U.S. senators Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren, the Democratic candidate has declared “the deck is still stacked in favor of …

Read More »

Obama to pick first female four-star commander

By AUSTIN WRIGHT and CONNOR O‚ÄôBRIEN for POLITICO — President Barack Obama plans to nominate Air Force Gen. Lori Robinson to be the head of U.S. Northern Command ‚ÄĒ which would make her the first woman to be named combatant commander, Defense Secretary Ash Carter announced Friday. Robinson is now …

Read More »

Clinton to Donor: In Next War, I’ll Let Israel Kill 200,000, Not Just 2,000, Gazans

THE LEVANT NEWS —¬†by¬† Boaz Bulbulovitz¬†—¬†Democratic presidential front-runner Hillary Clinton has penned a controversial letter to a major Jewish donor vowing to offer Israel ‚Äútotal‚ÄĚ support in its next confrontation with the Gaza Strip‚Äôs Islamist rulers. The leaked letter, sent last week to Israeli-American media mogul Haim Saban, promises to …

Read More »