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#foreign policy

# foreign-policy - Wednesday 6 July, 2016

Obama announces 8,400 troops to remain in Afghanistan after he leaves office

The number is significantly more than the president had previously announced.

# foreign-policy - Thursday 19 November, 2015

Former US drone operators: 'The innocent civilians we killed only fuelled the terrorism of ISIS'

Read the extraordinary open letter to Barack Obama, written by four US Air Force whistleblowers.

# foreign-policy - Thursday 28 August, 2014

Opinion: Dramatic change is needed in American foreign policy – the people have no appetite for war

The US must no longer be impulsively ready to employ its military around the world either for its own or for others’ ends.

# foreign-policy - Monday 3 February, 2014

Column: We've been given an opportunity to re-think our values as a nation... so what are they?

Where do we stand as a nation on issues like neutrality, aid and inequality? Ireland’s Foreign Policy Review allows us to have our say, writes Hans Zomer.

# foreign-policy - Wednesday 13 February, 2013

Videos: Obama pledges to reignite economy, fix immigration, fight gun crime State Of The Union This post contains videos

Videos: Obama pledges to reignite economy, fix immigration, fight gun crime

The US president set out an ambitious agenda for his second term in his fifth State of the Union address in Washington overnight. Watch key excerpts from the speech…

# foreign-policy - Saturday 24 November, 2012

From The42 He's back! Barton ready for Ligue 1 debut Sparky

He's back! Barton ready for Ligue 1 debut

His team-mates say he has ‘fighting spirit’. Not half.

# foreign-policy - Sunday 4 November, 2012

Sitdown Sunday: 7 deadly reads

The very best of the week’s writing from around the web.

# foreign-policy - Wednesday 24 October, 2012

From The42 Declan Kidney names his Ireland squad today, here's what to expect Foreign Policy

Declan Kidney names his Ireland squad today, here's what to expect

Same old, same old? Or a complete overhaul?

# foreign-policy - Tuesday 23 October, 2012

'Cliffhanger' US election awaits as debates wrap up

All eyes on the swing states.

# foreign-policy - Sunday 3 June, 2012

From The Daily Edge Sitdown Sunday: 7 deadly reads Sitdown Sunday

Sitdown Sunday: 7 deadly reads

The very best of the week’s writing from around the web…

# foreign-policy - Tuesday 15 May, 2012

EU carries out air strikes on Somali pirates

Attack helicopters took part in the attacks early this morning along the coastline of Somalia.

# foreign-policy - Thursday 23 February, 2012

Rick Santorum under fire at Republican debate

Yep, another debate.

# foreign-policy - Tuesday 31 January, 2012

'We should get his resume' - Obama offers help to unemployed engineer Hanging With Barack This post contains videos

'We should get his resume' - Obama offers help to unemployed engineer

The US president took part in an online video chat last night in which he also confirmed that the US carries out unmanned drone strikes against suspected militants in Pakistan.

# foreign-policy - Sunday 13 November, 2011

Is waterboarding a form of torture? GOP presidential candidates aren't sure

The GOP members battling it out for the presidential nomination were at loggerheads last night about foreign policy, foreign aid and whether waterboarding is a form of torture.

# foreign-policy - Wednesday 13 July, 2011

From The42 Barton banned from Magpies' US tour Foreign Policy

Barton banned from Magpies' US tour

Barton last night accepted his plight and previous on his Twitter page after being refused a visa to the USA.

# foreign-policy - Thursday 19 May, 2011

Obama promises US action to "encourage reform" in Arab world

In a wide-ranging speech, the US President appeals for a new drive to settle the Israel-Palestine conflict.

# foreign-policy - Thursday 23 December, 2010

US votes for nuclear arms treaty with Russia US

US votes for nuclear arms treaty with Russia

Good day at the office for Obama as Senate approves his Russian treaty on the same day he signs the Repeal Act allowing gay men and women to openly serve in military.