Obama Foreign Policy

The Brian Lehrer Show

The US Response in Iraq

Friday, June 13, 2014

Islamist militants continue to make gains in Iraq, and President Obama says his national security team is leaving all options on the table when it comes to planning a US response. Kevin Baron, executive editor of Defense One, talks about the possibilities that lie ahead.

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The Brian Lehrer Show

Kill or Capture

Tuesday, June 12, 2012

Dan Klaidman, special correspondent for Newsweek and the author of Kill or Capture: The War on Terror and the Soul of the Obama Presidency, adds to the emerging details of President Obama’s personal involvement with “kill lists” and waging the “war on terror.”

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It's A Free Blog

Opinion: Israel's Gilad Shalit Trade Shows Why We're Allies

Tuesday, October 18, 2011

I'm biased toward Israel because it is the only democracy, the only free country, the only healthy, functioning culture in the Middle East. It is a land where free speech is encouraged, protest isn't squashed and life is valued. In short, it shares the ideals and values which we treasure in America.

-Karol Markowicz, It's A Free Country blogger.

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