In the basement of the White House, in an office with no windows, an MFA grad named Ben Rhodes is telling the story of America’s foreign policy.
Tag: Barack Obama
How the president thinks about America’s role in the world.
A conversation about leadership, Grantland, regret, and the President’s favorite conspiracy theories.
“The White House still maintains that the mission was an all-American affair, and that the senior generals of Pakistan’s army and Inter-Services Intelligence agency (ISI) were not told of the raid in advance. This is false, as are many other elements of the Obama administration’s account.”
The shame of family detention camps on the U.S. border.
On Ferguson, Cosby, and what ‘racial progress’ really means.
An inside look at the Democratic infighting and Republican gameplan (“Obama, Obama, Obama”) that led to the midterm landslide.
On the president’s campaign to crack down on campus rape.
How an education reform effort became the new Obamacare.
Barack Obama on Africa, Putin and the gap between what CEOs tell him over lunch and what they tell their lobbyists.
How the crash of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 rippled around the world, from the the battlefield of Ukraine to Schiphol Airport in Amsterdam to the White House.