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  • Liberals suppress the fact that Bush's Iraq coalition was much more multilateral than Obama's

    John Kerry, as a presidential candidate in 2004, referred to George W. Bush’s coalition as a —œtrumped-up, so-called coalition of the bribed, the coerced, the bought and the extorted.—�

  • Obama, Modi express unity in op-ed

    Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Obama declare the country's partnership to be "robust, reliable and enduring" -- as well as expanding in a joint Washington Post op-ed Tuesday.

  • Obama, Indian PM Narendra Modi dine

    Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi may be fasting, but that did not stop him from dining with President Obama Monday night.

  • Back to the past

    President Obama is going back not only to war, but a bigger and uglier war than the one that Bush had started, and worse than Iraq at its depth.

  • White House hopes visit by India's prime minister eases strains with U.S.

    But the talks between Obama and Modi -- which the White House says will focus on economic growth and cooperation on security, clean energy, climate change and other issues -- pose tricky diplomatic challenges for both leaders.

  • Will the West defend itself?

    Western politicians calling Islam a religion of peace doesn't make it so.

  • U.S. overestimated Iraqi Army, Obama says on '60 Minutes'

    Underestimating the resiliency of Islamic terrorists and overestimating the willingness and ability of the Iraqi military to fight contributed to the rapid rise of the Islamic State, President Obama said in an interview broadcast Sunday.

  • Rubio advises Obama on India

    "Unfortunately, the Obama administration has neglected the relationship and failed to build on the significant accomplishments of the George W. Bush administration in strengthening U.S.-India relations," Rubio wrote in an op-ed for the Daily Signal.

  • Obama's three Middle East foreign policies

    Earlier this week at the U.N., Obama appeared to have learned the hard way that his previous words and hopes for the region had little impact on shaping it.

  • U.S. Pacific chief: Discussions with China keeping friction down after near-collision

    Discussions between U.S. and Chinese military officials have helped avoid further incidents like last month's near-collision between a Chinese fighter jet and a U.S. Navy spy plane, but the dialogue needs to continue to build trust between the two sides, Adm. Samuel Locklear said.

  • Fox host confronts Obama official over Bush-like war doctrine

    Watch the latest video at video.foxnews.com Fox News’ Shepard Smith put the State Department’s Jen Psaki in an uncomfortable position Wednesday. He asked her to differentiate the Obama administration’s current policy for dealing with terrorist forces in Syria from that of former President...

  • US sanctions foreign fighter facilitators

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The Treasury Department on Wednesday imposed sanctions on eight people it says have helped finance or facilitate the movement of foreign fighters joining the Islamic State and the Nusra Front, two Syrian extremist groups that have been the subject of recent American military...

  • To defeat the Islamic State Obama needs Clausewitz, not Alinsky

    In a recent column assessing President Barack Obama's judgment (after six years in office), the Wall Street Journal's Bret Stephens asked, "What does Obama Know?" Stephens brutally concluded that among U.S. presidents, Barack Obama "stands apart is in his combination of ideological rigidity and...

  • Barack Obama, War President

    There is no real debate over whether Obama is a war president. The question is why he is a war president.

  • After airstrikes, can U.S. allies do the job?

    Joint Chiefs of Staff Chairman Gen. Martin Dempsey said that he would recommend sending U.S. combat troops back to Iraq if it were the only way to defeat Islamist extremists. Though widely seen as a gaffe, what he describes is a very possible worst-case scenario.



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