Jim Lobe

Jim Lobe


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Opinions divided over US president’s nominations of Chuck Hagel and John Brennan to head Pentagon and CIA respectively.

8 Jan 2013

By refusing to veto the National Defence Authorisation Act, Obama has allowed the controversial facility to stay open.

4 Jan 2013

US analysts believe Syria has reached a “tipping point” but have no intention of putting boots on the ground.

25 Jul 2012

President Obama’s new defence strategy focuses on reducing military spending while turning attention eastwards.

7 Jan 2012

Dennis Ross, Obama’s strongly pro-Israel Middle East aide, will leave his post for a position in pro-Israel think tank.

12 Nov 2011