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Obama gets 'personal' as rift with Russia over Snowden grows
The aggressive hunt for Edward Snowden has destroyed US credibility overseas, writes author.
Last updated: 07 Aug 2013 16:15 GMT
A grand bargain is a grand betrayal: The forgotten, lonely world of facts
That the United States is centre-right and Obama must needs compromise on slashing the welfare state is a myth.
Last updated: 25 Nov 2012 16:13 GMT
Nothing is 'settled': Fighting fraud with a fraud
US government and banks reach a $25bn dollar settlement over fraud during the sub-prime mortgage fiasco.
Last updated: 14 Feb 2012 08:57 GMT
Will Obama go after Wall Street criminals?
The latest crackdown on fraud by the Obama administration may itself be a fraud.
Last updated: 30 Jan 2012 14:28 GMT
Behind the scenes of #OccupyWallStreet
The protests on Wall Street are growing larger, despite police using pepper spray and making arrests.
Last updated: 27 Sep 2011 11:42 GMT
Obama's job speech may save just one: his own
The president's new jobs initiative is too little, too late - and has little chance of congressional approval.
Last updated: 12 Sep 2011 10:44 GMT
Kill Bill: The sabotage of US finance reform
Powerful lobbies and partisan divisions cripple US political system - meaning it's business as usual for the financiers.
Last updated: 11 Jun 2011 10:50 GMT
US economics: One big Ponzi scheme
While Bernie Madoff languishes in jail, bankers continue to profit as the poor lose their homes and hope.
Last updated: 20 Feb 2011 08:28 GMT
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UK charity crackdown riles Syria aid workers
Muslim volunteers face questioning and threat of arrest, while aid has been disrupted or blocked, charities say.
Abandonment of 'Bring Back Our Girls'
Six months on, outrage and sorrow over the mass schoolgirl abduction has disappeared - except for families in Nigeria.
A soft approach to returning British fighters
ISIL combatants seeking an 'exit strategy' from Mideast conflict need positive reinforcement back home, analysts say.
Austrian youth flocking to ISIL
European nation hit by a wave of Islamophobia as many young fighters join ISIL in Syria and Iraq.
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