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Obama stands up for wildlife Telegraph, Friday 26th June 2015 President Barack Obama has met Sir David Attenborough in a rare encounter for a one-off television programme in which they discuss climate change. “Sadly we haven’t made as much progress … Continue reading

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Hackers incensed by Sony film about fictional assassination of Kim Jung-un Reuters, Tuesday 23rd December 2014 North Korea, at the center of a confrontation with the United States over the hacking of Sony Pictures, experienced a complete Internet outage for … Continue reading

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America finally gets a listening President NY Daily News, Monday 28th October 2013 It comes out now that the NSA, as part of what it thinks is the cost of doing business in a dangerous world, was listening to the … Continue reading

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Obama approved tapping Merkel’s phone ITV News, Sunday 27th October 2013 Barack Obama was told three years ago that the National Security Agency was monitoring Angela Merkel’s communications and allowed it to continue. Previous Next WUFOOB Archive

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Awkward moment in the classroom

One of the most significant aspects of the Syrian crisis is the metamorphosis of Russian leader Vladimir Putin from international pariah to top of the bill on the world stage. Back in June at the G8 summit in Northern Ireland, … Continue reading

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The devil we know

As the warmongering rhetoric against the Syrian regime reaches fever pitch, it seems the prospect of any kind of measured, diplomatic response to last week’s apparent chemical weapons attack on a Damascus suburb is now receding into the blur of … Continue reading

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Cameron pledges support for ‘genuine’ Syrian opposition The Guardian, Sunday 16 June 2013 David Cameron has welcomed President Obama’s announcement [on supplying arms to Syrian rebels], although he has yet to decide whether to follow the president’s lead. However, he … Continue reading

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The special friendship encounters hymn sheet trouble Telegraph, Thursday 31 January 2013 In his inauguration speech last week, Barack Obama assured America that “a decade of war is now ending”. Just three hours earlier, the Prime Minister had told the … Continue reading

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The Independent, Wednesday 7 November 2012 ‘Fiscal cliff’ looms for Obama, with the House of Representatives and the Senate remaining as divided as before. Congress is required to act before the end of the year in order to stave off … Continue reading

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I decline the Nobel Peace Prize!

“I don’t want to join a club that will accept me as a member.” (Groucho Marx) The European Union has been awarded the Nobel Peace Prize in recognition of six decades of work dedicated to advancing peace in Europe. While … Continue reading

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