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Did Obama keep his drone promises? - CNN.com

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Oct 25, 2013 ... On May 23, President Barack Obama gave a major speech at the National Defense University in Washington stating his intention to recalibrate ...

Obama Made A Lot Of Promises On This Day In 2008. Here's How ...

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Aug 28, 2015 ... In his speech, he made a lot of promises about what he would do as president ... Seven years later, we looked at how he's keeping up with those promises. ... early childhood education did get a bump with the stimulus when Obama .... next- generation warfare like cybersecurity and drone programs, and less ...

Is Obama Keeping His Promise to Constrain the Use of Drones?

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Feb 4, 2015 ... A man walks past a graffiti, denouncing strikes by U.S. drones in Yemen, ... doesn 't necessarily mean Obama is failing to keep his promise, ...

4 of Obama's Promises: Did He Break Them or Keep His Word?

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Apr 3, 2015 ... There are an almost infinite number of promises, pledges, and policy ... During his 2009 inauguration speech, Obama further expounded on the .... States of bases that it uses to fly drones and launch commando raids in the ...

Hope fades on Obama's vow to bring troops home before ...

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Oct 12, 2015 ... Keeping as many as 10,000 troops in Afghanistan indefinitely at a ... This was the rationale driving his drone campaign and Special Operations raids. .... Six years later, as a presidential candidate, Obama had run on a promise to pull all ... who “ did not level with the American people about the costs of war.”.

Obama Promised to End America's Wars—Has He? - The Atlantic

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Mar 30, 2016 ... In 2013, Obama announced his intention to shift the United States away from ... ongoing wars in Afghanistan and Iraq and an incipient drone war in Pakistan. ... than it did under Bush: $866 billion under Obama compared with $811 billion under Bush. .... Why Democrats Keep Winning Presidential Elections.

Promises, promises: did Obama keep his State of the Union pledges ...

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Jan 12, 2016 ... Fewer than half of Barack Obama's biggest promises as president have been kept, according to a Guardian audit published on the eve of his ...

Obama reframes counterterrorism policy with new rules on drones ...

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May 23, 2013 ... Neither I, nor any president, can promise the total defeat of terror,” he declared. ... In discussing his drone strategy he indicated his remorse over the innocent ..... I'll be curious if the right wing actually tells Obama he should KEEP the ...... And, not once did I see in his revised rules for drones where he w...

End of war in Iraq is major promise kept for Obama - First Read

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Oct 21, 2011 ... Obama is keeping a major campaign promise -- he noted as much in his very ... U.S. predator drones also managed to assassinate a major ..... Bush did settle his family score with Saddam so mission accomplished as he said.

Has President Obama fulfilled his campaign promise to rein in ...

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Apr 18, 2016 ... Obama evinces little discomfort exercising the executive powers ... Arm-chair " post hoc" critiques of how the Executive keeps America as safe as ... Bush did not even waste time with Congress - he just used executive orders. ... close your editorial with a paragraph on Obama's abuse in re his drone strateg...

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Should President Barack Obama apologize for flip-flop on drone ...

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Oct 5, 2011 ... Fleming, in his Fox Business Network interview, echoed Cheney's line of argument. During the ... But did Obama -- as Fleming suggests -- do a 180 on drone attacks? We see ... None of the 500-plus campaign promises we have been tracking dealt with drones. In Google .... Keep up to date with PolitiFact.

Obama's Drone Revamp Gives Military Bigger Responsibility, Keeps ...

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Jun 16, 2016 ... A long promised plan by President Barack Obama to shift control of U.S. drone ... Obama's Drone Revamp Gives Military Bigger Responsibility, Keeps CIA Role .... Aides say Mr. Obama didn't appreciate at the time of his National ... out high- value targets, as he did in May when U.S. military drones killed ...

Obama told friends he reneged on progressive promises out of fear ...

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Jun 3, 2013 ... He was talking about his recent article calling Obama “a wuss” and ... loyalty to him than all those other thugs out there who did the torture and so forth. ... civil and human rights, ask McGovern about the Obama drones speech.