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Obama's Non-Response to WikiLeaks Neglects Troops, War on Terror

-Oliver North
His administration's flippant attitude toward the leaked documents and the perpetrator shows a troubling lack of concern for national security and national security personnel.
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Obama: Allies Will Soon Take Control of Libyan Campaign

-Politics Daily Staff

'I have absolutely no doubt that we will be able to transfer control of this operation to an international coalition,' President Obama said Tuesday.

Allied Airstrikes Buoy Libyan Rebels; Obama Stresses Limited Military Goal

-Politics Daily Staff

President Obama said that "it is U.S. policy that Gadhafi has to go." But, he said, the international air campaign has a more limited goal -- to protect civilians.

Obama in Brazil, Balancing Latin American Swing With Libyan Crisis

-Politics Daily Staff

The president is seeking to strengthen economic ties with the region's growing economies, especially Brazil.

Economic Issues Underpin Obama's Trip to Brazil, Chile, El Salvador

-Politics Daily Staff

The president said "turmoil and tragedy around the globe" can affect America's prosperity and underscore the importance of maintaining close economic relations with neighboring countries.

Obama Says U.S. Safe From Japan Radiation, Orders Review of U.S. Nuclear Plants

-Politics Daily Staff

'We do not expect harmful levels of radiation to reach the United States, whether it's the West Coast, Hawaii, Alaska, or U.S. territories in the Pacific,' Obama said in an address from the Rose Garden.

New Irish PM in Washington for St. Paddy's, but Facing Money Crunch on Auld Sod

-Politics Daily Staff

Prime Minister Enda Kenny will celebrate the saint's day at the White House, but he also came to Washington to rebuild his nation's tarnished economic reputation.

Are Social Media the Future of Local Government?

-Delia Lloyd

Officials in small British communities are using social media to publicize their services and address local problems. But technology alone won't create change -- volunteerism must flourish too.

Lara Logan Assault: Why Female Foreign Correspondents Need Self-Defense Skills

-Mary Winter

Here's what self-defense expert Melissa Soalt says female journalists need to have: The mindset of a Marine, the heart of a lioness, and the knowledge of a security director.

Cuba Sentences U.S. Aid Contractor to 15 Years

-Luisita Lopez Torregrosa

The U.S. government pressed hard Saturday for 61-year-old Alan Gross' release -- and he can still appeal his prison sentence to Cuba's highest court.

Obama on Oil: Tapping Strategic Reserves Possible, But It's a Last Resort

-Alex Wagner

"We've been having this conversation for nearly four decades now." Vowing not to hand reform off to the next administration, Obama said, "I think the American people are tired of that. They're tired of talk."

White House Gifts From Foreign Governments: Hermes, Rolex, Dior

-Lynn Sweet

Foreign leaders offer high-end goodies to the president, the first family and others in the name of diplomacy. They aren't allowed to keep most of the stuff, but it would be bad manners to say no.

Participatory Budgeting: In a Chicago Ward, Residents Call the Spending Shots

-Alison Fairbrother

The exercise in democracy, happening in more than 1,200 cities around the world, lets ordinary people directly decide how a portion of their municipal budget is spent.

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