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Physicians Applaud Progress on Nuclear Security | PSR

On Wednesday, President Barack Obama took a meaningful step towards reducing the threat posed by nuclear weapons in his speech by Brandenburg Gate. Executive Director of Physicians for Social Responsibility (PSR) Dr. Catherine Thomasson applauds President Obama’s call to move past Cold War era policies and adopt a 21st century national security agenda. “President Obama’s move to reduce U.S. and ...

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U.S. Considers Faster Pullout in Afghanistan | NYTimes.com

Increasingly frustrated by his dealings with President Hamid Karzai, President Obama is giving serious consideration to speeding up the withdrawal of United States forces from Afghanistan and to a “zero option” that would leave no American troops there after next year, according to American and European officials. For more on this story, visit: U.S. Considers Faster Pullout in Afghanistan – ...

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Horace Campbell: Obama Takes ‘Imperial Tour’ of Africa as World Honors Ailing Mandela | Democracy Now!

President Obama’s three-nation tour of Africa moves from Senegal to South Africa today before wrapping up in Tanzania. Obama’s stated goals are to raise investment opportunities for U.S. businesses, address development issues such as food security, and promote democracy. His visit to South Africa comes at a time of tremendous uncertainty as former President Nelson Mandela remains in critical condition ...

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US wrecking of Muslim countries no obstacle to the BBC promoting intervention to ‘fix’ Syria

You would never guess from the BBC that the US public wants America to keep out of Syria, opposes sending arms to the rebels, and only supports ‘humanitarian assistance’. Barack Obama’s decision to further arm the Syrian rebels, which has prompted Iran to respond by sending 4,000 troops to support Bashar Al-Assad, has been met by the BBC’s Mark Mardell, ...

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‘Will you apologize to Muslims you’ve killed?’: Obama’s speech heckled | YouTube

Obama’s ironclad way of battling terrorists sparked heated debate during his speech in Washington. At one point the president was stopped in his tracks by an angry audience member. RT’s Ivor Crotty outlined what made the woman break Obama’s script. RT LIVE http://rt.com/on-air For more on this story, visit: ‘Will you apologize to Muslims you’ve killed?’: Obama’s speech heckled – ...

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Drones have killed 4 US citizens suspected of terrorist acts | The Boston Globe

One day before President Obama is due to deliver a major speech on national security, his administration formally acknowledged on Wednesday that the United States had killed four US citizens in drone strikes in Yemen and Pakistan. In a letter to congressional leaders obtained by The New York Times, Attorney General Eric H. Holder Jr. disclosed that the administration had ...

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Obama’s endless siege | Morning Star

… Despite the relaxation of travel restrictions Washington has continued to enforce economic sanctions on Cuba – with an increasing emphasis on “extraterritorial imposition,” that is, seeking to enforce its sanctions policy in all countries of the world. US extraterritorial blockade legislation is in violation of international law. In June 2012 Dutch bank ING received the largest penalty ever for ...

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“Humanitarian War”: Obama’s Syria Military Game Plan: Libya 2.0 | Global Research

Obama’s already waging multiple direct and proxy wars. He’s heading America for more. Russia, China and most other nations want peace. May 8 commemorates Victory in Europe Day (VE Day). Russia’s toll was greatest. For many, war horrors still echo. On May 9, Russia commemorated Victory Day. Ceremonies included an elaborate Red Square military parade. Vladimir Putin spoke on the ...

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