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Barack Obama

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Spoiling the Peacetalk

by Andrew Kessinger August 24, 2010

The Obama administration, let alone the American people, cannot afford to continue to send billions in aid to any government that would deliberately manipulate its support and endanger its security.

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A Case of Supreme Sidestepping

by Andrew Kessinger June 24, 2010

The Supreme Court’s much-awaited decision to define the limits of American engagement with foreign terrorist-designated groups is, like much of our policy toward our enemies, shortsighted.

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The Other Side of the Berlin Wall

by Andrew Kessinger November 12, 2009

German Chancellor Merkel touted the twentieth anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall as a “day of celebration for all of Europe.” But not everyone is elated.

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Asking Gay Americans to Wait

by Andrew Kessinger October 29, 2009

When President Obama signed the Hate Crimes Prevention Act into law Wednesday, human rights advocates won a decent, but insufficient, victory.

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Reversal in Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell Policy?

by Andrew Kessinger October 8, 2009

Is the Pentagon starting to reverse its support of Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell? This month’s Joint Force Quarterly boldly asserts, “there is no scientific evidence to support the claim that unit cohesion will be negatively affected if homosexuals serve openly.”

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Europe is Closing Guantanamo

by Andrew Kessinger August 2, 2009

Thanks to renewed transatlantic cooperation, President Barack Obama is one small step closer to keeping his campaign promise to close the controversial Guantanamo Bay detention center.

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