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US Politics & Gov't

Obama Can't Put Border Drug War on Back Burner
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: u.s., obama, politics, foreign policy )

- 1918 days ago -
U.S. foreign policy toward Mexico needs to move to a much higher and more assertive level.
The World Is Waiting for Obama
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Barack Obama, Joe Biden, foreign policy, economy, education, Campaign 2008, Democrats )

- 1991 days ago -
After eight disastrous years of George W. Bush, there is a need for fundamental change in Washington, not just in respect to America, but for the entire world
Sarah Palin Talks About the First 100 Days of a McCain Presidency: Thinks We're at War With Iraq and Iran
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Foreign Policy, Iran, Sarah Palin, Republicans, Neocons, PNAC, war with Iran, campaign 2008 )

- 1991 days ago -
There is a reason why the McCain camp embargoed Sarah Palin for as long as they did. She was talking to Greta on FOX and explained what the McCain administration would do in their first 100 days of taking office.
Kadhafi Warns US Allies Could Suffer Saddam's Fate
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: foreign policy, Sadaam Hussein, Manuel Noriega, CIA assets no longer useful )

- 2209 days ago -
He said Saddam had been a friend of the United States during the Iran-Iraq war in the 1980s "before they turned against him and executed him." "You could all suffer the same fate," he warned.
Clinton Links Obama, Bush Foreign Experience
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: US, Bush, Obama, foreign policy, Obama inexperience, George Washington University, Hillary Clinton appearances, political experience )

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- 2242 days ago -
"We've seen the tragic result of having a president who had neither the experience nor the wisdom to manage our foreign policy and safeguard our national security," Clinton told students at George Washington University.
AFRICOM: The Recolonization of Africa By Uncle Sam
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: usa, africa, foreign policy )

- 2295 days ago -
George W. Bush's Africa Command (AFRICOM) not only places oil and global military strategy as the number one and two goals of America's Africa policy but places the State Department's assistance program for Africa firmly under Pentagon control.
CODEPINK: Support the Rule of Law in Pakistan
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: foreign policy, pakistan )

- 2302 days ago -
Sign the petition to tell the U.S. government to withhold assistance until Musharraf steps down. Also phone number for the State Department's Pakistan desk.
The Torture Tape Cover-Up: How High Does It Go?
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: foreign policy, torture, cover-up )

- 2303 days ago -
The tapes likely portray U.S. officials engaged in torture, which violates three U.S.-ratified treaties as well as the U.S. Torture Statute and the War Crimes Act.
Malawi Wins Results and Recognition for Rebuffing World Bank Prescriptions
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: foreign policy, World Bank, IMF, Africa, Malawi )

- 2303 days ago -
Malawi went from food aid recipient to regional food provider in just two years after re-introducing fertilizer subsidies for its low-income farmers. The move contravened years of policy guidance from the World Bank and IMF, which warn against such distor
Burundi: Hospital Officials Detain Hundreds of Insolvent Patients (Human Rights Watch, 7-9-2006)
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: human rights, World Bank, International Monetary Fund, foreign policy, Africa, Burundi )

- 2304 days ago -
"Detaining poor patients because they can't pay a bill punishes the poor and violates international human rights law," said Juliane Kippenberg, NGO Liaison of the Africa division of Human Rights Watch. "It's an abuse that the Burundian authorities must en
The Top 10 Stories You Missed in 2007
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: foreign policy, GMOs, Middle East, military robots )

- 2308 days ago -
I'm not sure if these are the top ten stories, but some of them are of general interest. Worth clicking through all ten stories.
Another Bush Legacy in Jeopardy
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: bush, bushadministration, ethics, failure, foreign policy, legacy )

- 2371 days ago -
President Bush had hoped to leave behind a nuclear cooperation deal with India that would be a legacy foreign policy and energy achievement. But for reasons beyond Bush administration control, the deal is in danger of unraveling.....
Guatemala: A Good Place to Kill
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: foreign policy, Guatemala, death squads )

- 2373 days ago -
These are times of despair for Guatemala's few good cops. Each day brings an average of fifteen fresh corpses, scooped up from roadways and ditches after the work of death-squads and criminals has been done.
Guess What the Top Foreign Policy Experts Think of Georgie's Surge?
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: national security, foreign policy, troop surge, surge, foreign policy experts, Bush, Iraq war, troops )

- 2432 days ago -
More than half of them oppose the troop surge going on now in Iraq. Why? These experts think it has actually harmed our national security.
Senator Harry Reid: Iraq War "Worst Foreign Policy Mistake In The History Of This Country"
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Senator Harry Reid, Iraq, war, troops, military, politics, Bush, foreign policy, Baghdad )

- 2613 days ago -
"This war is a serious situation. It involves the worst foreign policy mistake in the history of this country," . . . "So we should take everything seriously. We find ourselves in a very deep hole and we need to find a way to dig out of it."

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