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Barack Obama's return: Good or bad for Democrats?

/ | Sep 17, 2018

Barack Obama's return: Good or bad for Democrats?

Nearly two years out of the White House, former President Barack Obama is facing another political test. To the delight of many Democrats, he's stepped back into the fray that former presidents often try to avoid, campaigning for Democratic candidates ahead of the midterms and ...

Obama weighed pre-emptive strike against North Korea after fifth nuclear blast and missile tests near Japan in 2016, Woodward book claims

/ Sep 12, 2018

Obama weighed pre-emptive strike against North Korea after fifth nuclear blast and missile tests near Japan in 2016, Woodward book claims

by Jesse Johnson

Former U.S. President Barack Obama considered a pre-emptive strike on North Korea after it conducted its fifth nuclear test in September 2016, just days after lobbing three medium-range ballistic missiles 1,000 kilometers into Japan's exclusive economic zone, according to a book by Watergate journalist ...