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Hints About the Future of Rendition Policy from Obama

Obama on rendition, to The New York Times. I’m transcribing from the audio. There could be situations -- and I emphasize could be, because we haven’t made a
Jul 31, 2020

Hints About the Future of Rendition Policy from Obama

Hints About the Future of Rendition Policy from Obama

Obama on rendition, to The New York Times. I’m transcribing from the audio. There could be situations -- and I emphasize could be, because we haven’t made a
Obama on rendition, to The New York Times. I’m transcribing from the audio. There could be situations -- and I emphasize could be, because we haven’t made a
Jul 31, 2020

Feingold Takes Aim at White House Power Abuses

Feingold Takes Aim at White House Power Abuses

Jul 31, 2020

State Dept. delays Keystone XL decision

State Dept. delays Keystone XL decision

As some observers predicted earlier this week, the Obama administration has decided to delay a final decision on the Keystone XL pipeline until after the 2012 election. The Hill reports: The Obama administration will announce Thursday that it is reevaluating the route of the proposed Keystone XL pipeline, a move that will likely delay a final decision on the project until after the 2012 election, sources briefed by the administration said… Sources briefed by the administration said the decision to consider a new pipeline route would likely delay a final decision on the pipeline until after the election. The administration initially planned to make a decision on the project by the end of the year, but the State Department recently acknowledged that the timeline could slip
As some observers predicted earlier this week, the Obama administration has decided to delay a final decision on the Keystone XL pipeline until after the 2012 election. The Hill reports: The Obama administration will announce Thursday that it is reevaluating the route of the proposed Keystone XL pipeline, a move that will likely delay a final decision on the project until after the 2012 election, sources briefed by the administration said… Sources briefed by the administration said the decision to consider a new pipeline route would likely delay a final decision on the pipeline until after the election. The administration initially planned to make a decision on the project by the end of the year, but the State Department recently acknowledged that the timeline could slip
Jul 31, 2020

Obama: Condolence letters will be sent to families in military suicide cases

Obama: Condolence letters will be sent to families in military suicide cases

President Obama announced Wednesday that he had reversed the policy that bars military authorities from sending official condolence letters to the families of service members who commit suicide in a combat zone. The move comes against the backdrop of steadily rising military suicide rates and a major Defense Department effort to turn the disturbing trend around. “n consultation with the Secretary of Defense and the military chain of command, I have decided to reverse long-standing policy,” Obama said in a White House release. “This issue is emotional, painful, and complicated, but these Americans served our nation bravely. They didn’t die because they were weak. And the fact that they didn’t get the help they needed must change. Our men and women in uniform have borne the incredible burden of our wars, and we need to do everything in our power to honor their service, and to help them stay strong for themselves, for their families and for our nation.” Although the suicide rate among U.S.
President Obama announced Wednesday that he had reversed the policy that bars military authorities from sending official condolence letters to the families of service members who commit suicide in a combat zone. The move comes against the backdrop of steadily rising military suicide rates and a major Defense Department effort to turn the disturbing trend around. “n consultation with the Secretary of Defense and the military chain of command, I have decided to reverse long-standing policy,” Obama said in a White House release. “This issue is emotional, painful, and complicated, but these Americans served our nation bravely. They didn’t die because they were weak. And the fact that they didn’t get the help they needed must change. Our men and women in uniform have borne the incredible burden of our wars, and we need to do everything in our power to honor their service, and to help them stay strong for themselves, for their families and for our nation.” Although the suicide rate among U.S.
Jul 31, 2020
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