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All Posts Tagged With: "Barack Obama"

World Links: The Pope Arrives in Israel, Roxana Saberi is Freed

A roundup of links to local stories of global importance from around the world.

May 11th, 2009 | Comments

Obama Heads to Mexico

Obama and Mexican President Felipe Calderón will discuss the drug-related violence that has caused more than 10,000 Mexican deaths in the past three years and may be inching across the border.

Apr 16th, 2009 | Comments

World Links: Chechnya Operation Ends After a Decade, Maoist Attacks Mar Indian Elections

A roundup of links to local stories of global importance from around the world.

Apr 16th, 2009 | Comments

Field Trip to the DMZ: Interview with North Korea Expert Bruce Klingner

Wide Angle interviews Bruce Klingner, North Korea expert at The Heritage Foundation, about North Korea’s recent rocket launch.

Apr 6th, 2009 | Comments

Buzzwords: G-20

Buzzwords appears each Friday on the Wide Angle blog and breaks down the lingo, jargon and hot topics of the world’s headlines.

Apr 3rd, 2009 | Comments

Buzzwords: Merida Initiative

Hillary Clinton vowed to speed the delivery of equipment promised in the Merida Initiative, a security partnership between the U.S., Mexico and other Central American nations to combat drug trafficking and organized crime.

Mar 27th, 2009 | Comments

World Links: Suicide Bombing in Pakistan; 4,000 Troops for Afghanistan

A roundup of links to local stories of global importance from around the world.

Mar 27th, 2009 | Comments

World Links: Increased Security on Mexican Border, Executions Up Worldwide

A roundup of links to local stories of global importance from around the world.

Mar 24th, 2009 | Comments

Buzzwords: Nowruz

Nowruz is a secular holiday with roots in the Zoroastrian religion, celebrating fertility and renewal and dating back thousands of years to ancient Persian kings.

Mar 20th, 2009 | Comments

World Links: 6th Anniversary of Iraq Invasion, Obama Sends Message to Iran

A roundup of links to local stories of global importance from around the world.

Mar 20th, 2009 | Comments

From Jihad to Rehab: And Back

Eleven former Guantanamo inmates who underwent Saudi Arabia's rehabilitation program for former jihadists--featured in the Focal Point film From Jihad to Rehab-- have returned to the militant life.

Feb 4th, 2009 | Comments

First Trial for International Criminal Court

Will the Obama administration reverse Bush's antagonism towards the ICC?

Jan 26th, 2009 | Comments

Bolivian Constitution Approved, but Nation Still Divided

"The bigger question is political--how the Obama Administration responds to the new constitution," said economist Mark Weisbrot.

Jan 26th, 2009 | Comments

Meet the New Administration

What do Joe Biden, Leon Panetta, and Hillary Clinton have in common? They're all expected to serve in high-level positions in the Obama administration, and they've all appeared as distinguished guests on WIDE ANGLE.

Jan 22nd, 2009 | Comments
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