President Obama picked up enough Senate votes to ensure that the Iran nuclear deal will go through, as new poll signals that the more time people have to weigh the pluses and minuses, the more public support rises.
The change in tone from the White House appears to have made a difference. On Friday, Rep. Jerrold Nadler, one of numerous Democrats who have been expressing doubts about the Iran nuclear deal, announced his support for the accord.
Behind the Millennium Development Goals’ remarkable though incomplete success is a combination of a competitive spirit, a desire to achieve universally recognized progress, and a growing demand for government accountability, experts say.
In a blunt speech Wednesday, President Obama warned that war in the Middle East would be more likely without the Iran nuclear agreement. Critics say the deal would make it easier for Iran to acquire nuclear weapons.
With the Iran nuclear negotiations out of the way and President Obama in legacy-building mode, the White House is seen by some to be refocusing on the devastating conflict in Syria with the Turkey agreement.
After 9/11, George W. Bush favored isolation and military action over diplomacy – an approach that didn't win over other countries. Now, the US could again find itself on the outs with others if it rejects the Iran nuclear deal.
President Obama's first three trips to Africa were high on symbolism. This one, at a time of heightened security concerns over Islamist extremism, aims to leverage private-sector investment and encourage entrepreneurship.