Tag: Obama

Susan Rice as national security adviser? She’s unfit

Susan Rice as national security adviser? She’s unfit "God help America if Susan Rice does to U.S. national security what she's done to U.S. interests in Africa." By Tribune-Review  Published: Wednesday, June 5, 2013 It's not just U.N. Ambassador Susan Rice's starring role in the Obama administration's Benghazi cover-up that makes her unfit for her next […]

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Susan Rice’s tarnished resume

By Dana Milbank | Washington Post, Published November 16, 2012 President Obama had a rare “bring-it-on” moment when ABC News’s Jonathan Karl asked him about threats by Republican Sens. John McCain and Lindsey Graham to block the confirmation of Susan Rice, should he nominate her for secretary of state. “If Senator McCain and Senator Graham and […]

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UN Envoy Susan Rice Is Top Candidate to Succeed Clinton

Bloomberg Business Week By Indira A.R. Lakshmanan and Flavia Krause-Jackson on November 08, 2012   Susan Rice, the U.S. ambassador to the United Nations, is emerging as the favored candidate to succeed Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, even with the political controversy over her remarks about the fatal Sept. 11 attack on the American diplomatic […]

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Horn of Africa Activism and US Presidential Election Politics

  Amanuel Biedemariam   US presidential and congressional elections are of great importance to every American’s life, way of life, belief system and values. US elections affect legal, ethical, social and the economic fabrics of the nation in many ways. It is American affair with implication to every American.  Elections have also been important to […]

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Washington in Africa, 2012: Who will Obama ‘whack’ next?

Graphic from the Economist. By Patrick Bond | links.org.au At a time when popular revolutions are sweeping the globe, the United States should be strengthening, not weakening, basic rules of law and principles of justice enumerated in the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. But instead of making the world safer, America’s violation of international human rights abets our […]

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Obama Devalues the Legacy of Slavery – Amanuel Biedemariam

  There is nothing more disturbing and frustrating than to see the legacy of blacks and slavery evoked incorrectly or to see someone using it for cheap PR point and demean its importance. But when it is the president of the US doing it against people of an African nation on a global stage it […]

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Meb Keflezighi Visits The White House

Published Sep. 18, 2012           He got to shake the hand of one of his heroes.  Even though he didn’t win an Olympic medal in London, American distance-running legend Meb Keflezighi ended up at the White House recently to meet President Obama. “I kind of fell into it by accident,” Keflezighi […]

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