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the telegraph: Barack Obama criticised for ‘$400,000 Wall Street speech fee’

27. April 2017 Leave a comment
Barack Obama has been criticised for reportedly accepting a fee of $400,000 to address a Wall Street bank in September. [more…]
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newyorktimes: Obama’s $400K speech makes him Wall Street’s new ‘fat cat’

26. April 2017 Leave a comment
Former President Barack Obama, less than 100 days out of office, has agreed to speak at a Wall Street conference run by Cantor Fitzgerald LP, senior people at the firm confirm to FOX Business. His speaking fee will be $400,000, which is nearly twice as much as Hillary Clinton, his secretary of state, and the 2016 Democratic Party candidate, charged private businesses for such events. [more…]
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guardian: Donald Trump wins US election: Clinton says glass ceiling will be broken – live

9. November 2016 Leave a comment
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the Guardian: Barack Obama ‘deliberately snubbed’ by Chinese in chaotic arrival at G20

4. September 2016 Leave a comment
The US president was denied the usual red carpet welcome and forced to ‘go out of the ass’ of Air Force One, observers say [more…]
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the guardian: Barack Obama touches down in Cuba for historic visit – video

21. March 2016 Leave a comment
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the guardian: Barack Obama lands in Cuba as first US president to visit in 88 years

20. March 2016 Leave a comment
Barack Obama descended on Cuba with a pomp unmatched by the Pope on Sunday, becoming the first American president to visit Cuba in nearly a century, and the first since a revolution led by Fidel Castro toppled a US-backed strongman in 1959. [more…]
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faz: Obama zeigt Verständnis für Griechenland

3. February 2015 Leave a comment
Der amerikanische Präsident schaltet sich mit deutlichen Worten in den europäischen Schuldenstreit ein. „Sie können Länder, die sich inmitten einer Depression befinden, nicht immer weiter ausquetschen“, sagt er. Und es ist klar, an wen diese Botschaft gerichtet ist. [mehr…]
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new york times: Divided Senate Panel Approves Resolution on Syria Strike

4. September 2013 Leave a comment

A divided Senate Foreign Relations Committee on Wednesday approved an authorization of force against the Syrian government, setting up a showdown next week in the full Senate on whether President Obama should have the authority to strike. [more…]

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new york times: House Speaker Backs Obama’s Call for Strike Against Syria

3. September 2013 Leave a comment

Speaker John A. Boehner said on Tuesday that he would “support the president’s call to action” in Syria after meeting with President Obama, giving the president a crucial ally in the quest for votes in the House. [more…]

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new york times: Air War in Kosovo Seen as Precedent in Possible Response to Syria Chemical Attack

24. August 2013 Leave a comment

As President Obama weighs options for responding to a suspected chemical weapons attack in Syria, his national security aides are studying the NATO air war in Kosovo as a possible blueprint for acting without a mandate from the United Nations. [more…]

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