Barack Obama

Richard Haass War-weary America has to show its steel in Iraq
Ahmed Rashid Isis and the promotion of genocidal war
Francis Fukuyama Isis risks distracting US from more menacing foes
Jacob Weisberg The Republican trap that defeated Eric Cantor
Jacob Weisberg Obama sees change in the weather for his legacy
Richard Haass Obama has to stop prevaricating on foreign policy
Glenn Hubbard Obama is failing to extend new opportunities for the poor
Kishore Mahbubani Time for Obama to deploy his cunning in the MidEast
Richard Haass Iran and the US should start final-status negotiations
Ahmed Rashid Beware Pakistan’s small nuclear weapons
Kurt Campbell Obama must make amends after Asia trip cancellation
Jeffrey Sachs Four cheers for the UN
Richard Haass Russia’s tactical triumph does not signify a new cold war
Kishore Mahbubani Syria exposes the decline of American diplomacy
Philip Zelikow History shows why we must take action in Syria
Richard Haass America must stick to a course on Syria
Ian Bremmer Stop the politics on Syria
Richard Haass Britain drifts towards isolation
Richard Haass America must respond to the atrocities in Syria
Ian Bremmer Obama fails to correct Egypt mistake
Kurt Campbell Choreographing the US-China summit
Lawrence Summers It is no time for faster cuts to the US budget deficit
Jacob Weisberg Washington really needs a better class of scandal
Mark Malloch-Brown Don’t give up on diplomacy in Syria
Jeffrey Sachs Obama’s budget signals the retreat of US government
Bruce Bartlett The David Stockman phenomenon
Kishore Mahbubani Calm in Korea is only a phone call away
Ahmed Rashid The US needs a mediator for Afghanistan
Jacob Weisberg Obama sets a lose-lose trap for Republicans
Lawrence Summers End the damaging obsession with deficit
Jacob Weisberg Obama’s encore must show more than pragmatism
Jacob Weisberg New model Obama in no mood to compromise
Ian Bremmer World leaders will follow Merkel’s lead
Jacob Weisberg Bloomberg shows the way on gun control
Robert Reich Deficit-cutting industry has poisoned US economic debate
Ahmed Rashid Obama must seize moment for Taliban talks
Glenn Hubbard Fiscal cliff standoff is a debate about the size of government
Ahmed Rashid Obama can’t neglect Pakistan for four more years
Financial Times Video: Obama will prevail
Jeffrey Sachs Obama has four years to fix the economy
Robert Reich The real lesson from Obama’s victory
Simon Schama Why Obama won
Guest Author Ohio is a test case for US economy
Robert Reich US election is a referendum on tax
Ahmed Rashid Pakistanis have given up on Obama
Lawrence Summers Building blocks for America’s recovery
Bruce Bartlett How Romney could end quantitative easing
Ahmed Rashid Obama has failed the youth of the Arab spring
Bruce Bartlett What I will be watching for in Obama’s speech
Glenn Hubbard The problem with Obama’s arithmetic