Obama Says Afghan Policy Won’t Change After Dismissal

The New York Times June 23, 2010 WASHINGTON — President Obama on Wednesday fired his top Afghanistan war commander after only a brief meeting in the Oval Office, replacing Gen. Stanley A. McChrystal with his boss and mentor, Gen. David H. Petraeus, and sending a clear signal that the current war strategy will continue despite […]

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Merkel Rejects Obama’s Call to Spend

The Wall Street Journal June 23, 2010 BERLIN—Chancellor Angela Merkel roundly rebuffed U.S. President Barack Obama’s call for Germans to aid the global recovery by spending more and relying less on exports, even as she warned that Europe’s own financial crisis is far from over. more

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Our Agenda for the G-20

The Wall Street Journal June 23, 2010 This week, President Obama will travel to Toronto for the G-20 Summit. Engagement with the G-20 has been a key component of the administration’s strategy to defuse the global financial crisis and ensure economic recovery. Stronger growth with solid job creation here in the U.S. depends on an […]

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