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Blow to Obama: US Senate blocks bill that would end bulk data collection by NSA

May 23, 2015

Blow to Obama: US Senate blocks bill that would end bulk data collection by NSA

The US Senate rejected legislation early Friday aimed at reforming NSA intelligence gathering, a blow to President Barack Obama and others who support ending the bulk collection of Americans' telephone records. #World #United States #White House #Barack Obama #Mitch McConnell #NSA
Obama signs bill giving US Congress a say in Iran nuclear deal

May 23, 2015

Obama signs bill giving US Congress a say in Iran nuclear deal

Though he once vigorously opposed its involvement, President Barack Obama has signed legislation that gives the US Congress the power to review and potentially reject a nuclear deal with Iran. #World #White House #Barack Obama #NewsTracker #US congress #Iran #USA #Foreign policy #nuclear deal
US not losing fight against IS, Ramadi capture a tactical setback: Obama

May 22, 2015

US not losing fight against IS, Ramadi capture a tactical setback: Obama

President Barack Obama has played down the Islamic State capture of Ramadi, capital of Iraq's largest province, as a "tactical setback" and insisted the US-led coalition's campaign against the terror outfit is "not losing". #US #Iraq #President Barack Obama #Ramadi #Sunni #IS #Haider al-Abadi
Want to grab President Obama's attention? Throw a tantrum!

May 22, 2015

Want to grab President Obama's attention? Throw a tantrum!

As it emerges a little girl belonging to the Moser family threw full-on tantrums before President Obama and literally waylaid him. #White House #BuzzPatrol #Barack Obama #White House Passover Seder #Claudia Moser
So much chaos on the ground: The many frustrations of Osama bin Laden

May 21, 2015

So much chaos on the ground: The many frustrations of Osama bin Laden

If President Barack Obama or his predecessor thought fighting a war with coalition partners was hard, they might consider Osama bin Laden's frustrations. #Barack Obama #US #Osama bin Laden #NewsTracker #Navy SEAL #al-Qaida

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How power relationships among nations shaped the Ukraine crisis

Mar 04, 2014

How power relationships among nations shaped the Ukraine crisis

Editor's note: This is a reader we received on the piece 'Another Cold War? India cant ignore Crimea crisis in Ukraine'. As per Firstpost policy, the comment has been lightly edited for spellings and grammar. #India #China #Barack Obama #Syria #Russia #ConnectTheDots #Cold War #LetterstoFP #Vladimir Putin #Ukraine #US-Russia ties #Crimea
In the Devyani Khobragade saga, Indo-US ties biggest victim

Jan 12, 2014

In the Devyani Khobragade saga, Indo-US ties biggest victim

The Americans grossly misjudged and miscalculated the response of India, ignoring the fact that Washington chose to up its ante at a time when general elections are less than four months away and no government in New Delhi could have politically afforded to take the American affront lying low. #United States #Barack Obama #diplomacy #ConnectTheDots #Preet Bharara #Nisha Desai Biswal #United Nation #Devyani Khobragade #Sangeeta Richards #India-US diplomacy #Diplomat arrest row