Barack Obama

20.06.2013 International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons

Obama speech reaction – nuclear weapon reductions will reduce risks but prohibition treaty urgent

Obama speech reaction – nuclear weapon reductions will reduce risks but prohibition treaty urgent

The International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons (ICAN) welcomes President Obama’s announcement in Berlin today calling for a world without nuclear weapons and the readiness to pursue further reductions in the US and Russian nuclear arsenals.  However, the humanitarian consequences of any nuclear weapon use, increasingly the focus of global … »

20.06.2013 PressTV

Obama calls for reduction of Russian nukes

Obama calls for reduction of Russian nukes

US President Barack Obama has called on Russia to slash its deployed nuclear weapons by up to a third. “After a comprehensive review, I’ve determined that we can ensure the security of America and our allies — and maintain a strong and credible strategic deterrent — while reducing our deployed … »

21.12.2012 Radio Netherlands

Obama vows action after online guns petitions

Obama vows action after online guns petitions

US President Barack Obama on Friday vowed to take action to stop gun violence in response to online petitions signed by more than 400,000 people after last week’s elementary school massacre. “In the days since the heart-breaking tragedy in Newtown, Connecticut, hundreds of thousands of you, from all 50 states, … »

03.11.2012 Julio Godoy

Imagine a Hedge Fund Manager as U.S. President

Imagine a Hedge Fund Manager as U.S. President

In the late summer of 1998, in the wake of the Asian financial crisis, a group of German and French professors of economics organised at the University of Bremen in Germany a seminar to discuss ways to re-regulate the international financial markets. The theme could not have been timelier: The … »

25.09.2012 Al Arabiya

Obama addresses Muslim anger over film; warns Iran on nuclear bid

Obama addresses Muslim anger over film; warns Iran on nuclear bid

President Barack Obama addressed on Tuesday an anti-Islam film that set violence raging across the Arab world, while vowing that the United States would “do what we must” to prevent Iran from acquiring nukes. Taking the podium at the United Nations six weeks before the U.S. presidential election, Obama sought … »

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