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Obama, Modi and India’s Solar Future

Obama, Modi and India’s Solar Future

By Juan Cole | (Informed Comment) In his visit to India, Barack Obama pressed unsuccessfully for India to set specific carbon limits. Nevertheless, he did get agreement from Indian Prime Minister Narendra…
The Latest Blow to Israeli-Palestinian Peace

The Latest Blow to Israeli-Palestinian Peace

By Stephen Zunes | (Foreign Policy in Focus) -- The United States blocked the latest UN resolution to achieve peace between Israel and Palestine for the most disingenuous of reasons. Though not…
Mission Creep in Iraq, Part Deux

US Mission Creep in Iraq, Part Deux

By Peter Van Buren | (Tomdispatch.com) --- The current American war in Iraq is a struggle in search of a goal. It began in August as a humanitarian intervention, morphed into a…
Pope Francis Backs Obama’s Cuba Opening

Pope Francis Backs Obama’s Cuba Opening

By Jim Lobe WASHINGTON, Dec 18 2014 (IPS) - In perhaps his boldest foreign-policy move during his presidency, Barack Obama Wednesday announced that he intends to establish full diplomatic relations with Cuba.…