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America's New War in Iraq Quietly Escalating Without Congress
World  (tags: Rachel Maddow, Iraqi, Yazidis, ISIS, Congress, President Obama, military, constitutional autopilot, boots on the ground )

- 125 days ago -
Rachel Maddow reports on progress toward the goal of deterring ISIS and aiding Iraqi Yazidis as the U.S. military presence in Iraq grows and Congress shows no sign of asserting itself, leaving the process on "constitutional autopilot."
Israel-Gaza Conflict: Doctor Mads Gilbert Evokes Conditions in a Gaza Hospital
World  (tags: Dr. Mads Gilbert, Gaza Hospital, Israel Gaza Conflict, slaughter, Palestine, President Obama )

- 134 days ago -
Mr Obama do you have a heart? I invite you, spend one night, with us in Shifa. I am convinced, 100 per cent, it would change history. Nobody with a heart and power could ever walk away from a night in Shifa without being determined to end the slaughter.
Bangladesh: Hindus and Buddhists Asks USA to Protect Them Against Genocide
World  (tags: Islamic terrorism against Hindus, Buddhists, Bangladesh, President Obama )

- 587 days ago -
"This is why the need help: Bangladesh: Muslims vow to cleanse country from non-Muslims"
Act Now: Ask President Obama to Support a Strong Arms Trade Treaty That Will Save Lives and Make the World a Safer Place.
World  (tags: act now, please sign, President Obama, Arms Trade Treaty, UN, meeting, international arms sales, protecting families, children, preventing humans rights violations, violence, cycle of poverty, war )

- 643 days ago -
"A bulletproof arms trade treaty - and the safety it can bring to families around the world - is a vital part of the fight against poverty and injustice." Please sign.
Record Levels of Violence in Afghanistan Do Not Equal Progress
World  (tags: Afghanistan, beautiful land torn by war, increasing violence, increasing death, progress?, U.S. occupation, Afghan War, President Obama, record levels of violence )

- 1459 days ago -
While President Obama plans to tell the country today that we are on the right track in Afghanistan, the truth is that there is more violence and death here than at any point since the US invasion.
Tibetans Celebrate Dalai Lama Meeting With President Obama Despite Crackdown
World  (tags: Dalai Lama, President Obama, Tibet, China, crackdown )

Sally Ann
- 1760 days ago -
In villages and towns in the area, Tibetan families were praying and burning tsampa (roasted barley flour), a traditional offering.
Obama Tells Burma to Free Suu Kyi [Video]
World  (tags: Aung San Suu Kyi, President Obama, asia, ethics, humanrights )

- 1856 days ago -
U.S. President Barack Obama has urged the military rulers of Burma to release pro-democracy leader and Nobel Peace Prize winner Aung San Suu Kyi.
Obama 'White Power in Black Face'
World  (tags: Obama, President Obama, Barack Obama, President Barack Obama, u.s., usa, troops, war, military, dishonesty, corruption, lies, propaganda, oppression, imperialism, US imperialism, U.S. imperialism, Africom, Iraq, Afghanistan, Cuba, Venezuela, demonstration, protest )

- 1864 days ago -
Decrying Obama as "white power in black face", 100s of Black Americans marched on the White House on Saturday to protest Obama's policies, and to demand he bring US troops home, scrap the USA's Africom, and end U.S. aggression against Cuba & Venezuela.
Obama, Aides Debate Options for Afghanistan
World  (tags: US, Afghanistan, President Obama, presidential advisers, strategy for Afghanistan, al Qaeda, Taliban, Army General Stanley McChrystal, 40, 000 military surge, VP Joe Biden, no reduction in troops )

K. A.
- 1889 days ago -
Obama held three hours of talks with top advisers on a new strategy for Afghanistan on Wednesday, with some aides emphasizing that the main threat to U.S. interests is al Qaeda, not the Taliban.
Obama on 9/11: 'No Words Can Ease the Ache of Your Hearts'
World  (tags: President Obama, 9/11, Pentagon, families, survivors.laid wreath )

- 1922 days ago -
NEW YORK (CNN) -- President Obama spoke at the Pentagon on Friday to those who lost loved ones on September 11, 2001, telling them no words would heal their pain yet calling for a renewed resolve against the ones who attacked the country eight years ago.
All Living Presidents to Attend Kennedy's Funeral
World  (tags: Senator Edward Kennedy, Teddy, Funeral, invitation, Presidents, worldwide, President Obama, eulogy )

- 1937 days ago -
By Edward Mason An invitation-only funeral for U.S. Sen. Edward M. Kennedy is expected to draw political dignitaries from across the globe - including a rare gathering of all four living former presidents ...President Obama will deliver the eulogy.
Peace Action: That's Not Change - It's More of the Same - Take Action
World  (tags: afghanistan, troops, WAR, peace!, change, President Obama )

- 2125 days ago -
Peace Action strongly opposes Obama's recent announcement and urges people to immediately call on Obama to choose diplomacy, not escalation. More troops won't solve our problems in Afghanistan. PLEASE TAKE ACTION
UK Celebrates as Obama Sworn in
World  (tags: UK, President Obama, Hope )

- 2156 days ago -
Britons have joined in the celebrations to mark the historic inauguration of Barack Obama as US President. At parties across the UK, thousands of people watched television coverage of Mr Obama being sworn into office.
Asia Offers Obama a Warm Welcome
World  (tags: Asia, President Obama, Internationalism )

- 2232 days ago -
Asian leaders welcomed the election of Barack Obama as the next president of the United States. Some regional leaders said Mr Obama's victory in the US poll was the start of a new, more hopeful era.
World Leaders Hail Obama Triumph
World  (tags: President Obama, International Community )

- 2232 days ago -
UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon said he was looking forward "to an era of renewed partnership and a new multilateralism".

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