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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…
Obama, blindsided by Boehner, Snubs Netanyahu

Obama, blindsided by Boehner, Snubs Netanyahu

By Alexandra Halaby | (IMEMC & Agencies) -- White House: Netanyahu Visit 'Departure From Protocol' Hours after the State of the Union address by U.S. President Obama, Boehner had invited Israeli Prime…
Netanyahu Imported by GOP to once again warn

Netanyahu Imported by GOP to ensure Iran War

By Juan Cole | (Informed Comment) -- Republican House Majority leader John Boehner secretly invited Israeli Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu to Washington to address Congress and then once it was set up…
We have so much to Learn from Cuba

We have so much to Learn from Cuba

By Robert F. Kennedy Jr In this column, Robert F. Kennedy – son of Robert F. (Bobby) Kennedy and nephew of President John F. Kennedy – looks behind the U.S. embargo against…
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.…