Tag Archives: Barack Obama

Where is the Tea Party? And where do Republicans stand on foreign policy?

Nearly a year ago, I shared in this blog a fascinated look at the Tea Party. From a social movement theoretical perspective, and based on my own personal experience living in the US and on the analysis of news sources, … Continue reading

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The Nobel Peace Prize to the EU: An assessment

I was driving when I first heard about the Nobel Peace Prize to the European Union. It was Friday morning and I was listening to the radio in the car. They interviewed Javier Solana, formerly known as “Mr PESC”, the … Continue reading

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How do Kagan, Obama and Romney know that America is not in decline?

At the State of the Union Address on 26 January, President Barack Obama assured that the United States is still the most influential nation on Earth: Anyone who tells you otherwise, anyone who tells you that America is in decline … Continue reading

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Libya, R2P and a Wilsonian Barack Obama

Last March, we asked in a post here about the normative effects of the Resolution 1973, by which the UN Security Council authorised the use of force in Libya based on the self-attributed ‘responsibility to protect’ (R2P). The war in … Continue reading

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