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Pretext for War: Obama Lies About Syrian Chemical Weapons

AFRICANGLOBE - In a statement issued Thursday, the Obama administration has declared that the Syrian regime of President Bashar al-Assad has violated “international norms” by using chemical weapons on multiple occasions over the past year.

New Troubles for the Obama Administration

AFRICANGLOBE - The Justice Department's investigation and surveillance of the Associated Press and Fox News have led to perhaps the most sustained wave of criticism for the Obama administration's media policies since the president took office.

Does the Obama Administration Talk Down To Black People?

When asked about policy for African Americans, the president has said, "I'm not the president of Black America. I'm the president of all America." An examination of the Obama administration's policy record toward Black people clearly bears this out. An examination of the Obama administration's rhetoric, as directed at black people, tells us something different.

Obama Administration to Back Spying Law for Social Media

AFRICANGLOBE - The Obama administration is close to announcing its support for a law that would force Google, Facebook and other Internet communications companies to build back doors for government wiretaps, according to an article in theNew York Times Wednesday.

Transforming the U.S.-Africa Trade Relationship

AFRICANGLOBE - This 113th session of the U.S. Congress has an opportunity to transform U.S. trade and investment relations with Africa. A key issue is the extension of the African Growth and Opportunity Act

Why is the Obama Administration Sending Egypt 20 F-16 Fighter Jets?

AFRICANGLOBE - Key lawmakers in the US are expressing concerns about the Obama administration's plan to send Egypt 20 F-16 fighter jets, even though...

U.S. Supreme Court May Strike Down Affirmative Action

The Obama Administration on Monday urged the Supreme Court to uphold the use of race in the University of Texas’s college admissions process, saying...

Obama Signs Black America’s Death Warrant

Ignoring complaints from congressional Republicans, the Obama administration announced that it would halt deportations of up to 800,000 illegal immigrants who were brought to...

Ugandans Wonder: Is US After Kony, Or Oil?

AFRICANGLOBE - Ugandans are unsure of the Obama administration’s agenda in its military intervention in the hunt for rebel leader Joseph Kony. Why now, they ask. Jackee Budesta Batanda reports that peace activists are skeptical about military approaches to the conflict.