Barack Obama

Sarah Lazare, staff writer
Obama administration officials late this week made conflicting statements about the critical question of whether the United States is at war with the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIL). The White House and Pentagon on Friday used the word "war" to describe U.S. military actions in Iraq and Syria. "In the same way that we are at war with Al...
Jon Queally, staff writer
Investigation journalist Jeremy Scahill sat down with MSNBC's Ari Melber on...
Jon Queally, staff writer
A day after President Obama told the American public he was preparing to bomb...

Further

Calling out abject hypocrisy, drone opponents have picked up and run with Michelle Obama's sad-eyed contribution to the #BringBackOurGirls Twitter campaign in support of nearly 300 Nigerian schoolgirls kidnapped by the jihadist Boko Haram, arguing, in the words of one revamped sign, "Your Husband Has Killed More Muslim Girls Than Boko Haram Ever Could." There was also a flood of goofy responses and furious redos of Ann Coulter's racist redo of Obama's original, thus underlining the hazards of a...

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