Category - Barack Obama

  • September 1, 2010

    The future of Iraq is more complex and uncertain than the current US narrative, says a report published today by Christian Peacemaker Teams in Iraq.

  • August 19, 2010

    A new US national survey has found that a substantial and growing number of Americans think that Barack Obama is a Muslim.

  • May 20, 2010

    Church leaders in Kenya are alleging that the Obama administration in the US is funding the government-backed 'yes' campaign for a controversial constitutional referendum.

  • March 9, 2010

    The World Council of Churches has urged its members in the United States to lobby President Barack Obama to abandon "Plan Colombia", a package of financial and military assistance to Colombia's repressive government.

  • February 21, 2010

    'Surge, attack, negotiations' is a cycle of action that has a ring of familiarity - and not just in Afghanistan, says Gene Stoltzfus. But not everyone is confident that aggression will bring a just peace.

  • December 11, 2009

    Protesters turned out in force in New York and elsewhere yesterday to remind Nobel Peace Prize winner President Barack Obama that war is not justifiable, and to oppose his 30,000-strong troop surge in Afghanistan.

  • December 5, 2009

    US President Barack Obama has rescheduled his visit to the UN Climate Change talks in Copenhagen in order to give momentum towards a “meaningful” climate change, the White House said yesterday.

  • December 3, 2009

    Development and environment groups are urging President Obama, who is going to Copenhagen on 9 December, to return to the conference after collecting his Nobel Peace Prize in Oslo.

  • November 20, 2009

    America can either tolerate constant and crippling conflict, or recognise that the yearning for peace is universal, and strengthen its resolve to end conflicts around the world, say US Christian leaders, echoing President Obama's words back to him. They are calling for a new approach to Afghanistan based on "a humanitarian and development surge".

  • October 22, 2009

    Bread for the World, a collective Christian voice urging US decision makers to end hunger at home and globally, has welcomed the child nutrition priorities mentioned during a White House event hosted yesterday by Michelle Obama.