President Barack Obama delivered his National Security Strategy to Congress on Thursday. The president outlined his vision for a more internationalist approach to foreign policy last Saturday morning in his speech to the 2010 graduating class of The U.S. Military Academy at West Point.
A delegation from Afghanistan is meeting with the Obama administration this week to ease the strain of recent events on relations between the two governments. (See “Obama and Karzai meet to mend relations”).
The White House released a statement in which President Karzai “recognized efforts to expedite reforms aimed at improving […]
President Obama met with President Karzai of Afghanistan today in a rare display of close cooperation between the two presidents.
The Associated Press reported that “President Barack Obama acknowledged ‘setbacks’ and tensions in the U.S. relationship with Afghanistan and its wartime leader Wednesday, but both he and Afghan President Hamid Karzai said concerns […]
The Pentagon has launched a criminal investigation of a senior Department of Defense official, Michael D. Furlong, based on allegations that he illegally diverted funds in order to finance mercenaries.
The New York Times reported that the primary “focus of that investigation is whether Mr. Furlong engaged in contract fraud by channeling contracts […]
As if to respond to critics of recent non-proliferation and disarmament efforts by the Obama administration, (see Obama and nuclear non-proliferation), Secretary of State Hillary Clinton announced that the United States has no intention of reducing its nuclear arsenal in Europe unless Russia agrees to do likewise.
At the recent conference of NATO Foreign […]