Post Tagged with: "Obama"

Interview – Tom Watts

Interview – Tom Watts

Tom Watts discusses his research on security cooperation as an instrument of remote warfare, Obama’s counterterrorism policies and life as an early-career scholar.

Interview – Gustav Meibauer

Interview – Gustav Meibauer

Postdoctoral Fellow, Gustav Meibauer, discusses the effectiveness of ‘hybrid tools’ of foreign policy, neoclassical realism, diversity within IR and teaching innovations.

Review – Becoming

Review – Becoming

Obama’s account of her personal struggles growing up and as First Lady brings relevant questions of race and gender in US and international politics to the fore.

Review – America Abroad

Review – America Abroad

Brooks and Wohlforth’s book is a defense of deep engagement as a means to maintain a US-led international order but neglects the impact of domestic political issues.

Interview – William Schabas

Interview – William Schabas

Prof. William Schabas discusses his new book project, the ICC’s jurisdiction, its relationship with the United States and enthusiasm for international criminal justice.

Reagan, Obama, and Israel: Historical Context, Uncomfortable Comparisons

Reagan, Obama, and Israel: Historical Context, Uncomfortable Comparisons

Obama has treaded more lightly with Israel than Reagan and Bush. It is useful to compare recent events to periods of tension from 1981-1982 during Regan’s presidency.

Donald Trump, the Middle East, and American Foreign Policy

Donald Trump, the Middle East, and American Foreign Policy

As they take office, the new US president, Donald Trump, and his national security staff should remember the key lessons learned in the Middle East by their predecessors.

The Legacy of the Obama Administration

The Legacy of the Obama Administration

During Obama’s tenure America’s global leadership has declined to its lowest ebb leaving some allies to wonder how much they can rely on the US.

The Middle East, Obama, and America’s Quest for a New Grand Strategy

The Middle East, Obama, and America’s Quest for a New Grand Strategy

As the policy record – especially the Iran deal – shows, Obama’s approach can bring positive, even game changing, results at a relatively small cost.

Long Game, Hard Choices: The Obama Administration and Democracy in Egypt

Long Game, Hard Choices: The Obama Administration and Democracy in Egypt

The experiences of the Arab Spring cannot be erased and the US will have no choice but to factor in its foreign policy, the popular political aspirations in the region.

The Obama Administration and Israel: Aberration or Harbinger of Change?

The Obama Administration and Israel: Aberration or Harbinger of Change?

We are witnessing the start of an unraveling bi-partisan support in the US for Israel, which has potentially been hurried by the Obama-Netanyahu feud.

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