Posts tagged barack-obama

Comment: Obama faces Afghan battle on home front (CNN)

Barack Obama was viewed as the anti-war candidate for the White House and then won the Nobel Peace Prize as president. Now he’ll triple the size of the American force in Afghanistan that he inherited less than a year ago.

Obama speech draws 40.8 million viewers (Reuters via Yahoo! News)

Barack Obama drew more viewers by talking about foreign policy than he did addressing the issue of health care.

Things to watch for in Obama’s speech (Politico via Yahoo! News)

Barack Obama will make one of the most consequential – and controversial — speeches of his presidency Tuesday night when he announces he’ll send 30,000 more U.S. troops to Afghanistan over the next six months

As Obama adds troops to Afghanistan, Iraq challenges aren’t over (McClatchy Newspapers via Yahoo! News)

KIRKUK, Iraq _While President Barack Obama prepares to announce that he’s sending tens of thousands more U.S.

Obama prepares to announce Afghan surge (AFP via Yahoo! News)

Barack Obama is set to make the boldest strategic move of his presidency on Tuesday and order a surge of tens of thousands more US troops into an increasingly unpopular war in Afghanistan.

Big challenge for Obama: retain Hispanic support (AP via Yahoo! News)

Barack Obama has erased George W. Bush’s inroads among Hispanics, with these influential voters consistently giving the president exceptionally strong marks and the White House employing an aggressive strategy to keep it that way.

Obama challenge: keep Hispanic support (AP via Yahoo! News)

Barack Obama has erased George W. Bush’s inroads among Hispanics, with these influential voters consistently giving the president exceptionally strong marks and the White House employing an aggressive strategy to keep it that way.

Can Trichet succeed where Obama failed on yuan? (Market Watch)

Barack Obama couldn’t do it. Now it’s European Central Bank President Jean-Claude Trichet’s turn to try persuading China that it should allow its currency to appreciate.

‘Pacific’ President Obama to speak to Asia (AFP via Yahoo! News)

America’s first “Pacific president” Barack Obama will reach out to Asia Saturday in a major speech seeking to reassert the United States as a regional powerhouse and counter-balance to a rising China.

Obama vows to deepen ties at start of Asia tour (AFP via Yahoo! News)

Barack Obama insisted that the United States was a “Pacific” power and vowed to deepen its engagement in the region as he started his first Asian tour as US president.