Monday,16 July, 2018
Current issue | Issue 1401, (12 - 18 July 2018)
Monday,16 July, 2018
Issue 1401, (12 - 18 July 2018)

Ahram Weekly

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Jan 23 2018 11:36PM

On almost all regional issues former US president Barack Obama failed to deliver, but he did contribute to a significant improvement in the international mood, writes Tewfick Aclimandos


Oct 24 2017 7:31PM

Aiming at zero-risk foreign policy is a very risky choice, as the record of former US president Barack Obama shows, writes Tewfick Aclimandos

Sep 27 2017 9:54PM

While different in limited details, the addresses to the UN of Barack Obama and Donald Trump share much similarity, writes Ramzy Baroud

Jan 26 2017 6:26PM

The audacity of outgoing US president Barack Obama was not simply about promising what he could not deliver, but was also about helping to create a much worse world, writes Hany Ghoraba

Jan 14 2017 7:47AM

Barack Obama, in reality, continued the legacy of the Bush administration, just differently. But Trump appears set to escalate, and Egypt should have no part of it, writes Hussein Haridy

Nov 22 2016 8:56PM

While closing the door on diplomacy, outgoing US President Barack Obama enabled the most volatile region in the world to load up on the latest weaponry, writes Bill Law

Oct 11 2016 7:38PM

One of US President Barack Obama's biggest failures has been to allow his policy on Syria to be determined by the ambitions of Qatar, Saudi Arabia and Turkey, writes Gareth Porter


Oct 3 2016 3:54PM

Whoever follows Barack Obama into the White House, they will have to find a new way of dealing with the Middle East, where a new indigenous order is in the making, writes Abdel-Moneim Said

Sep 27 2016 11:06PM

History will judge US President Barack Obama’s foreign policy to have been a disastrous failure in Iraq, writes Salah Nasrawi 

Sep 20 2016 11:46PM

In his last UN General Assembly, Barack Obama is faced with a Middle East reality that is very far from what he once promised, Dina Ezzat reports

Sep 19 2016 7:36PM

After having been consistently snubbed by Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, US President Barack Obama is presenting Israel with a $38 billion parting gift, writes C J Werleman

Apr 19 2016 10:43PM

The Saudi-Iranian face-off is forcing new regional dynamics that leave Egypt with massive foreign policy challenges, writes Dina Ezzat

Mar 22 2016 10:25PM

US President Barack Obama’s historic visit to Cuba this week is part of a major change in US relations with the island, writes Gamal Nkrumah

Mar 22 2016 10:16PM

As different as they are politically, Barack Obama and Donald Trump have both argued that this region has benefitted from, but not paid for, US influence. This argument is wrong, writes Abdel-Moneim Said

May 27 2015 1:34PM

Awarded for what he might do rather than for what he had done, Barack Obama still has some way to go before fully earning his 2009 Nobel Peace Prize, writes Magda Shahin

May 27 2015 6:57PM

The Camp David complex

May 13 2015 12:18PM

GCC leaders meeting Barack Obama are there to make demands. Such is the result of the absence of an Arab strategy on Iran or regional developments, writes Ibrahim Nawar

Apr 15 2015 2:14PM

US President Barack Obama is holding out the olive branch to Cuba, with US and Cuban leaders apparently deciding to let bygones be bygones, writes Gamal Nkrumah

Mar 24 2015 6:11PM

US President Barack Obama has consistently supported Israel throughout his two terms in office, a sign of his weak understanding of history and modest foreign policy background, writes William James Martin

Mar 4 2015 11:20PM

White House scorn for Israeli Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu on his visit to the US this week may signal a shake-up in American-Israeli relations, writes Gamal Nkrumah

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