Tuesday , 16 April 2019

Tag Archives: Barack Obama

Obama’s ‘Red Line’ on Syria Was a ‘Colossal Mistake’ – Former Security Adviser

Retired General Jim Jones, the first national security adviser to former US president Barack Obama, has fiercely criticized the president’s actions on Syria, calling it a “colossal mistake” to draw a “red line.” The former top security counsel to Obama said during an interview with CNN that the former president failed to live up to his threats to Syrian President …

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Real Reason Why Obama Was Not as Eager as Trump to ‘Knock the Hell Out of Daesh’

In the follow up to the phone conversation between Presidents Putin and Trump, where they agreed that a top priority in bilateral relations between Russia and the US is joining efforts in fighting their main threat, international terrorism, Russian political analyst Elena Suponina reviews why Barack Obama failed to pursue this agenda. On Saturday, Presidents Putin and Trump spoke over …

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What’s Behind Russophobic McСain’s Praise of Russia’s Op in Syria

Although Senator John McCain called Russia “a major player in the Middle East,” it is clear that his intent was to spite Donald Trump and outgoing President Barack Obama, rather than to recognize Moscow’s success, Russian academic Dmitry Egorchenkov told Radio Sputnik. US Senator John McCain has recently dubbed Russia a key player in Syria. However, there is more to …

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Obama Says Progress on LGBT Matters in US Is Irreversible

Obama made a row of comments on LGBT issues during his last press conference as the US President. “I could not be prouder of the transformation that’s taking place in our society just in the last decade,” Obama stated on Wednesday. “I don’t think it is something that will be reversible because American society has changed, the attitudes of young people in particular have changed.” Obama pointed out that the advancement …

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Chelsea Manning’s prison sentence commuted by Barack Obama

President Barack Obama has commuted Chelsea Manning’s sentence for leaking documents to Wikileaks in 2010. The 29-year-old transgender US Army private, born Bradley Manning, will be freed on 17 May instead of her scheduled 2045 release. She was sentenced to 35 years in 2013 for her role in leaking diplomatic cables to the anti-secrecy group. The leak was one of …

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