President Barack Obama blocked a sale of U.S. weapons to Saudi Arabia, citing concerns about Saudi war crimes in Yemen.
Nearing end of second term, Obama administration maintains it has waged warfare legally irrespective of the toll it has taken on numerous countries
President Barack Obama expanded and institutionalized several powers, especially related to national security, which will make it easier for Trump to impose his authority.
Next Cold War Roundup 11/1/16: Iraqi forces entered the city of Mosul and are advancing rapidly. Russia continues a halt on airstrikes in Aleppo as rebels led by al Qaeda launched an offensive in Aleppo. Turkey masses forces on borders. Experts warn of open-ended conflict with Russia. US politicians continue
In 2008, Obama’s economic advisor told John Podesta that the new president should not criticize the AIG bailout but also keep his distance from it.
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At the G20, Pres. Obama met with Turkish Pres. Erdogan, where he promised to help bring coup plotters to justice, and with Russian Pres. Putin, where they failed to agree on a Syria deal.
Hillary Clinton is a tried and true hawk with a foreign policy approach that has more in common with President Bush than President Obama.
President Barack Obama has pardoned fewer federal prisoners than the past four presidents, including President Ronald Reagan.
Cold War and post-Cold War alliances and commitments forged since World War II have resulted in US security responsibilities becoming grossly overextended.