In Defense of a Liberal Order

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by Justus de Visser The world is endangered, not yet by armed conflict between major powers, but by climate change, migration trends, and a growing neglect of norms and values that have underpinned the post-war global order. So, Your Honor,… Continue Reading  

Obama’s Last Presidential Trip to Europe

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by Robert E. Hunter In his last overseas trip as US president, Barack Obama this week travels to Athens and Berlin. Prior to the surprising election of Donald Trump to be his successor, Obama was primed to deal with economic and… Continue Reading  

Obama in Germany: Step Up to the Mark on Refugees

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"We were at the G7 Summit in Krün, Germany. Chancellor Angela Merkel asked the leaders and outreach guests to make their way to a bench for a group photograph. The President happened to sit down first, followed closely by the Chancellor. I only had time to make a couple of frames before the background was cluttered with other people." (Official White House Photo by Pete Souza)
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by Robert E. Hunter President Obama this Sunday and Monday makes perhaps his last visit as president to Germany. His taking part with Chancellor Angela Merkel in the annual Hannover Messe (trade fair) was originally designed to underline the president’s support… Continue Reading  

Strategy Abroad for Obama’s Last Year

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by Robert E. Hunter With less than a year left in his presidency, Barack Obama has said he will do all he can for America at home, bypassing Congress if need be with executive orders. He can also act on… Continue Reading  

A Poison Pill for AIPAC

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by Mitchell Plitnick Today, I’m asking my readers to please support the American Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC). The group has been working hard on some new legislation and it’s really important to help get this bill to the floor of the… Continue Reading