Obama ‘can’t stand Karzai’, lacks faith in Afghan war strategy, former US defence … – ABC Online

ABC OnlineFormer US defence secretary Robert Gates has delivered a scathing critique of president Barack Obama’s handling of the war in Afghanistan in a revealing new memoir. In his book,…

Obama’s Foreign Policy Successes Imperiled by Iraq Violence – Bloomberg

BloombergPresident Barack Obama, whose top foreign policy achievements include killing Osama bin Laden and ending the war in Iraq, now faces the prospect of a safe haven for anti-Western extremists…

Obama Ringing in New Year in Low-Key Fashion – ABC News

Obama Ringing in New Year in Low-Key FashionABC NewsPresident Barack Obama closed out 2013 in low-key fashion Tuesday, hitting the beach with his family at a popular Hawaii snorkeling spot…

Opinion: This Battle of Atlanta between Panthers and Falcons feels like a … – Charlotte Observer

Charlotte ObserverThe last time the Carolina Panthers beat the Atlanta Falcons in the Georgia Dome, Barack Obama was a senator from Illinois. Remember last season? Time is running out, the…

In video, American abducted in Pakistan says he feels abandoned – CNN

CNN(CNN) — Captured American Warren Weinstein looks tired and pale and speaks in steady monotone in pleading for his freedom to President Barack Obama. In the video released by al…

Analysis: Congress and the role of diplomat – Jerusalem Post

Jerusalem PostAmerican lawmakers’ bill on new round of Iran sanctions send clear message to US President Barack Obama: We don’t trust your administration to handle the Islamic Republic on its…

Obama keeping with tense situation in South Sudan – Houston Chronicle

Houston ChronicleHONOLULU (AP) — President Barack Obama says any effort in South Sudan to seize power through military force will lead the U.S. and others to cut off support. The…

S Sudan on precipice of civil war, Obama warns – BBC News

BBC NewsUS President Barack Obama has warned that South Sudan is on the “precipice” of a civil war, after clashes in the capital Juba spread around the country. He said…

Obama Selfie? Really Helle Thorning-Schmidt Selfie At Mandela Funeral

President Obama can’t catch a break at times. Sitting with Danish Prime Minister Helle Thorning-Schmidt and British Prime Minister David Cameron, it was she who initiated making the “selfie” (the…

The Obamas and the prime minister: Insulting catfight insinuations – Los Angeles Times

Los Angeles TimesIt’s nearly 2014 and here’s where we are in the gender wars: A woman prime minister talking to a male president is presumed to be flirting, and he…

How 2013 became the year of the ‘selfie’ – Telegraph.co.uk

Telegraph.co.ukThere seems to be no corner of the Western world left untouched by the creep of the “selfie”. This one raised some eyebrows yesterday. Denmark’s Prime Minister Helle Thorning Schmidt…

The Obama-Castro handshake that shocked the world – USA TODAY

USA TODAYWith a quick handshake, President Barack Obama and Cuban President Raul Castro whipped up a frenzy Tuesday that led many to wonder whether a shift is coming between the…

White House says Obama-Castro handshake ‘not planned’ – BBC News

BBC NewsPresident Barack Obama and Cuban President Raul Castro’s handshake at Nelson Mandela’s memorial service was unplanned, the White House has said. White House aide Ben Rhodes told reporters the…

World leaders, South Africans honor Mandela – Las Vegas Sun

World leaders, South Africans honor MandelaLas Vegas SunPeople cheer as President Barack Obama, shown on a big screen, speaks to crowds attending the memorial service for former South African president…

Nelson Mandela Funeral Service Live Stream

Nelson Mandela Funeral Service Live Stream Nelson Mandela, perhaps the greatest political leader of our time, died last Thursday at the age of 95. Now, today, as this is written,…

World leaders, singing crowds gather for Mandela memorial – Reuters

ReutersJOHANNESBURG (Reuters) – World leaders from U.S. President Barack Obama to Cuba’s Raul Castro joined thousands of South Africans to honor Nelson Mandela on Tuesday in a memorial that will…

Mandela memorial service: Mourners gather in Johannesburg – BBC News

BBC NewsTens of thousands of mourners are expected in Johannesburg for a memorial service for Nelson Mandela. US President Barack Obama and the UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon will be…

Nelson Mandela Dead At 95: President Obama’s Statement

Nelson Mandela, South Africa’s most popular President and President Barack Obama, America’s first black President, hold an obvious, special place in World history. Here’s President Obama’s statement on the passing…

Cory Booker Wins NJ Senate Seat, First Black New Jersey Senator

Cory Booker’s amazing political rise takes another major step as the now former Mayor of New Jersey becomes the first black senator of that state in history. Booker beat his…

Obama Impeachment Wanted By David Dewhurst, White Nationalist Darling

Texas Lt. Governor David Dewhurst has called for the impeachment of President Barack Obama and over, of all things, the Bengazi Embassy Attack: something the Texas politician knows nothing about,…

Cory Booker Tweets With Stripper Lynsie Lee To Escape “Gay” Tag

Cory Booker tweeted with stripper Lynsie Lee for a politically calculated reason. Cory Booker’s got a gay problem that some in his camp think is a kind of weight around…

Barack Obama Speech At Sen. Barbara Boxer Event In San Francisco In 2007

Barack Obama, now President Barack Obama, but then Illinois Senator Barack Obama. The speech is still one of the few available online from the days just after he officially announced…

With “President Obama & Secret Service” At Comic Con: BattlePillars

President Obama at Comic Con? Well, yes, sort of. President Barack Obama and his Secret Service detail were at Comic Con 2013, and in the form of Reggie Brown and…

Amanda Bynes Calls President Obama, Michelle Obama Ugly; Bynes Is Racist

Amanda Bynes is a full-on racist. And she’s gone far beyond what I vlogged about last week: The latest example of Amanda Bynes’ racist actions is a tweet aimed directly…

Edward Snowden: Julian Assange Statement On WikiLeaks

WikiLeaks Founder Julian Assange has issued a statement today, after one year in Ecuador and on Edward Snowden and his involvement in getting Snowden out of Hong Kong and to,…

U.S. Into Syria? Bill Clinton, Step Out Of President Obama’s Way

Bill Clinton is much admired by the American Public, but at times he forgets he’s the former President, and not President. President Obama is the current POTUS, and he alone…

Samantha Power, UN Ambassador: “Monster” Comment Was Right, At The Time

Samantha Power was, some time ago, it seems, one of this blogger’s favorite candidates to be what she has become: UN Ambassador replacing Susan Rice. What I’ve always liked about…

Ravens Honored at White House

The weather gods were kind to the Baltimore Ravens on Wednesday. They enjoyed a picture perfect day on the South Lawn of the White House where they met President Barack…

Zennie62 Buzz Equity Better Than President Obama, Robert Scoble?

Zennie62’s buzz equity is better than that of Robert Scoble’s? Well, according to the online app BuzzEquity.com, the answer’s is ‘yes.’ I am “Zennie62” and lead Robert Scoble by a…

Boston Marathon Bombing Shocks Nation – Timeline

The Boston Marathon Bombing and explosions have shocked America and the World. Regardless of what it is- terrorist attack, attempted murder, whatever – the bottom line is we don’t feel…

President Obama Signs Violence Against Women Act Live

JOIN THE LIVE CHAT VISIT WHITEHOUSE.GOV President Barack Obama’s in the process of signing the Violence Against Women Act into law, now.

Barack Obama DNC 2008 : Stevie Wonder “Signed. Sealed. Delivered”

As we mull over the impact of the Sequester, and express displeasure with how President Obama was outnumbered by Republicans who should be voted out of office, let’s look back…

President Obama’s Finest Hour: Gun Control

Wednesday was President Obama’s finest hour. In introducing a comprehensive new set of gun control-related policies, President Obama showed the kind of leadership and fearless desire to make change that…

President Obama’s 23 Proposals And Executive Actions For Gun Control, Full Doc

President Obama, with Vice President Joe Biden at his side, stated the case for signing 23 proposals and executive actions toward new, stronger gun control actions. But you’re probably wondering…

President Obama On Meet The Press Talks Fiscal Cliff Negotiations

Visit NBCNews.com for breaking news, world news, and news about the economy President Barack Obama was on NBC’s Meet The Press this morning to talk with show host David Gregory…