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Obama’s tactics on IS under scrutiny as the world looks to the ‘leader of the free world’ to give a lead

alarmingly impotent. Can he rise to the challenge? President Barack Obama has vowed ... and stiffen our resolve to take the fight against these terrorists,” Mr Obama said during a one-day visit ... As he took questions at a press conference in Tallinn, Mr Obama’s instincts for caution and preparedness ...

04/09/2014 - 08:55 - comment 0

U.S. authorises $25m in military aid to help Iraq fight IS

US President Barack Obama authorized $25 million in "immediate military assistance" on Wednesday for the Iraqi government and Kurdistan Regional Government to help with military education and training, according to a memorandum posted on the White House website.  Obama is  due to make a prime ...

11/09/2014 - 07:48 - comment 0

Obama has backed down over a cyberwar with Syria. Why?

regime hard. However, the Obama administration is more vulnerable than it seems. ... cripple the Syrian government’s air defense, disrupt military communications, and knock out the power grid. But President Barack Obama appears to have taken the option of cyber attacks off the table ...

25/04/2014 - 05:00 - comment 0

Obama: Assad shooting at American planes would lead to his overthrow

Obama has threatened to wipe out Syria’s air defense system and topple the Syrian government ... US President Barack Obama has threatened to wipe out Syria’s air defense system and topple the Syrian government if President Bashar al-Assad ordered his ...

15/09/2014 - 08:48 - comment 0

Obama says government talks in Iraq "too long"

American President Barack Obama on Sunday stated Iraq was taking too long to form a government ... President Barack Obama on Sunday stated Iraq was taking too long to form a government, and this was a source ... American President Barack Obama on Sunday stated Iraq ...

08/11/2010 - 14:56 - comment 0

Obama backs Hariri after unity government collapsed

unity government during a White House visit. Minutes after Obama and Hariri posed for photographers ... US President Barack Obama voiced his full support for Lebanese Prime Minister Saad Hariri on Wednesday. US President Barack Obama ...

14/01/2011 - 08:06 - comment 0

Obama agrees to inclusion of Muslim Brotherhood in future Egyptian government

Obama administration, for the first time, expressed its support to allow Islamic groups be part of a future government in Egypt. The Los Angeles Times newspaper reported that the Obama administration, for the first time, expressed ...

03/02/2011 - 14:43 - comment 0

Advisor to the Obama administration condemns Israel's actions in Gaza

in policy” by the US government Zbigniew Brzezinski’ strong criticism of Israeli ... a “fundamental change in policy” by the US government and is a “clear message” to Israel, an international lawyer ... security advisor, current advisor to the Obama administration and senior member of the Council on Foreign ...

26/07/2014 - 16:53 - comment 1

In Middle East, Obama's 'man of the year' award questioned

their dictators. Time Magazine’s selection of president Barack Obama as Person of the Year for 2012 should not come as a surprise, after all, Obama’s presidency is by all measures a historic one. From an American perspective, Obama’s rise to power as a man of color and a minority ...

22/12/2012 - 12:50 - comment 1

Syrian government says it stands with international effort to combat IS

as U.S. President Barack Obama admitted U.S. and Arab airstrikes in Syria targeting the militants were benefitting ... Obama acknowledged that U.S. intelligence underestimated the rise of ISIS  and overestimated the ability and will of Iraq’s army to fight such extremists. Obama described the U.S. intelligence ...

30/09/2014 - 06:51 - comment 0