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Obama bombs 7th country in 6 years

Source : RT / 24 Sep 2014

American jets hit targets in Syria on Tuesday in the US-led fight against Islamic State. Although the US has not declared war since 1942, this is the seventh country that Barack Obama, the holder of the Nobel Peace Prize, has bombed in as many years.

 

New Poll Reveals Americans Consider Obama Presidency a ‘Failure’

Source : RIA / 10 Sep 2014

A new online poll conducted by the Washington Post and ABC News reveals that the majority of Americans categorize United States President Barack Obama’s tenure a “failure,” the Washington Post reported on Tuesday.

 

We Aren't Trying to End Global Terror: We're After the Oil

Source : Alternet / 26 Aug 2014

Thirteen years after the attacks of September 11, and with much said and written about ISIS and the gruesome beheading of James Foley, America continues to misunderstand the roots of Islamic terrorism. We also fail to acknowledge that as long as we remain addicted to cheap oil we will be locked in a war in the Middle East.

 

Most Americans want US to do less overseas - survey

Source : Voice of Russia / 27 Jun 2014

Most Americans want the United States to do less overseas, with the question of the country's global role divisive across the political spectrum, a survey said Thursday. Six in ten said the United States should focus more on home and less overseas, according to a wide-ranging study of US political views by the Pew Research Center. That figure was the same as in the last survey in 2011 but was up from 49 percent in 2005, in the midst of the Afghan and Iraq wars.

 

US using Russia to distract Americans from domestic problems

Source : Presstv / 17 Jun 2014

James Fetzer, a philosopher of science, says the sanctions imposed by the United States against Russia are aimed at distracting the American people from their problems at home.

 

Americans say US should draw back from world stage – poll

Source : Voice of Russia / 03 May 2014

Almost half of Americans want Washington to reduce its role on the global stage, in a marked change from past decades, a Wall Street Journal poll finds, according to RIA Novosti. "Nearly half of those surveyed want the US to be less active on the global stage, with less than one-fifth calling for more active engagement - an anti-interventionist current that sweeps across party lines," the poll says.

 

59% of Americans Disapprove of Obama

Source : Front Page Mag / 28 Mar 2014

Negative views of President Obama have hit a new high, according to a poll.

The AP-GfK poll shows 59 percent of Americans now disapprove of Obama (including 37 percent who are very disappointed) — a point higher than the previous high set in December.

 

US: Syria leads human rights violations in 2013

Source : Al Jazeera and AP / 28 Feb 2014

A chemical-weapon attack in Syria last summer that the U.S. says killed more than 1,400 people was the world's worst human rights violation of 2013, the Obama administration concluded Thursday.

The report, an annual survey by the State Department of global human rights abuses, also foreshadowed the unrest that has gripped Ukraine in recent weeks and toppled its government.

 

Americans say Congress is the worst in recent history, Obama's no good - poll

Source : Voice of Russia / 27 Dec 2013

US citizens gave a strict verdict on the 113th Congress as its first year is to close soon. A vast majority of Americans say it has been the worst in their lifetime, according to a new CNN/ORC International poll released Thursday.

Two-thirds of Americans say Congress is the least productive in recent history, with 73 percent saying lawmakers have done nothing to address the nation’s problems, the poll revealed.

 

Syria peace conference: Don't hold your breath

By Louis Charbonneau / 29 June 2013

How deep is the divide separating Russia and the United States on Syria? A photo from the recent G8 summit in Northern Ireland says it all - two grim-faced leaders slouched in their chairs, Barack Obama biting his lip and Vladimir Putin staring at the floor.

The awkward photo opportunity, which went viral on the Internet, highlights the increasingly tense relationship between the former Cold War foes who find it difficult to agree on a series of high-profile issues, including Syria and a fugitive U.S. intelligence contractor whom Putin refuses to extradite.

 
 

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