TITLE

Annotate This: Obama's Speech on National Security

AUTHOR(S)
Chernus, Ira
PUB. DATE
May 2009
SOURCE
Foreign Policy in Focus;5/29/2009, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The author focuses on a speech on national security by U.S. President Barack Obama delivered at the National Archives. He recalls that he believed in the announcement made by State Secretary Hillary Clinton that the war on terror was over only to hear from Obama that the country is still at war. He adds that Obama mentioned that the country is at war with the al-Qaeda group and its affiliates which include the Taliban group. The difference between the approach of Obama and former President George W. Bush toward counterterrorism is discussed.
ACCESSION #
40826777

 

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