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    How Obama lost friends and influence in the Brics

    When Barack Obama took office, he pledged a new overture to the world’s emerging powers. Today each of the Brics – Brazil,...

  2. 21 hours ago

    Barack Obama aims to use trip to revive ‘pivot to Asia’

    President Barack Obama will use a trip to Asia this week to expand military arrangements with two US allies as he tries to...

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  1. The President's New Challenge 2013

    Barack Obama has a hostile environment to negotiate as he tries to secure a legacy bey...
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    Western defence companies are on the back foot as deep cuts work their way through the...
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  1. 21 hours ago

    US could send troops to Poland, Estonia

    The US is considering the deployment of small numbers of ground troops to Poland and Estonia for short military exercises in...

  2. 22 hours ago

    Deepwater Horizon: Cleaning up

    After the disaster “We’ve now killed the Gulf of Mexico.” That assessment of the Deepwater Horizon disaster from Matthew...

  3. April 20, 2014

    Battle over export credit harms US

    For the second consecutive time, Capitol Hill is balking over renewing the US Export-Import Bank’s licence. In 2012 Exim...

  4. April 18, 2014

    US delays ruling on Keystone oil pipeline

    The US administration has delayed its ruling on the Keystone XL oil pipeline from Canada, potentially deferring until after...

  5. April 18, 2014

    Pro-Russia protesters refuse to retreat in eastern Ukraine

    Pro-Russian activists were in no mood to retreat from the public buildings they have occupied in eastern Ukraine despite an...

  6. April 18, 2014

    Ed Miliband hires Obama adviser David Axelrod for election bid

    The UK’s general election campaigns will be fought out by an American, an Australian and a South African, now that all three...

  7. April 17, 2014

    US to help companies invest in Myanmar

    The US will open its first commercial service office in Myanmar to help US companies invest in the southeast Asian nation,...

  8. April 16, 2014

    US and Mexico producers spar over sugar and steel duties

    Moves by US sugar and steel producers to seek anti-dumping duties against Mexican imports have led to a flare-up in trade...

  9. April 16, 2014

    Ukraine crisis: US gets hot under the collar at cold war allusion

    The KGB is back in vogue. The best television show in the US at the moment is The Americans, a spy thriller about the tense...

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    April 15, 2014

    New York morning espresso

    ** FT News ** * Ukraine raises rates to defend economy | US President Barack Obama warns Vladimir Putin of his ‘grave...

  11. April 15, 2014

    Ukraine deploys troops near eastern cities to counter separatists

    Ukrainian troops were moving towards the towns of Slavyansk and Kramatorsk in the east of the country on Tuesday afternoon,...

  12. April 14, 2014

    Sanctions ‘grey zone’ leaves west in quandary

    Western leaders have been quick to express indignation at what they see as new Russian-inspired efforts to create...

  13. April 13, 2014

    Last chance for US immigration reform

    Jeb Bush, the former governor of Florida, hit the right note earlier this month by stating that it was an “act of love” to...

  14. April 11, 2014

    Bruised Obama picks new leader for healthcare reform

    The rocky five-year tenure of Kathleen Sebelius as US health secretary has ended with Barack Obama showering praise on the...

  15. The World

    April 11, 2014

    Diary of an Australian egotist

    The first time I met Bob Carr, who was then Australian foreign minister, he struck me as a polite and humble man. That just...

  16. April 11, 2014

    White House pressed to release report into CIA torture programme

    The White House is facing intense pressure to release a secret congressional report into the CIA’s torture programme after a...

  17. April 11, 2014

    Row over Iranian diplomat revives memories of old battles

    Shortly after his phone call with Iranian president Hassan Rouhani last September, Barack Obama talked about “the prospect...

  18. April 11, 2014

    Iran likely exporting higher crude oil volumes than allowed, says IEA

    Iran is likely to have exported oil at higher levels than allowed under western sanctions in March for a fifth straight...

  19. April 11, 2014

    Kathleen Sebelius to resign as US health secretary

    Kathleen Sebelius, the US health secretary, is preparing to resign having overseen the disastrous rollout of President...

  20. April 10, 2014

    Critics fight back on Pacific trade plan

    US negotiators engaged in intense and fraught talks with Japan over forming a new Pacific trade partnership have been...

  21. April 10, 2014

    US-Japan deadlock points to no April TPP deal for Obama

    An impasse between the US and Japan over import tariffs means Barack Obama’s visit to Tokyo this month looks unlikely to...

  22. April 9, 2014

    Transatlantic trade deal draws public scepticism

    US and EU officials are struggling to gain public backing for the goals of a large transatlantic trade deal – with Americans...

  23. April 9, 2014

    Obama addresses mental health issues in military

    President Barack Obama called for greater efforts to help soldiers with mental health problems as he visited Fort Hood,...

  24. April 9, 2014

    White House moves to block Iran’s UN ambassador nominee

    The Obama administration said on Tuesday that the nomination of a new Iranian ambassador to the UN who was involved in the...

  25. April 8, 2014

    European Court of Justice rules EU data collection laws illegal

    Europe’s top court has ruled that EU law forcing telecommunications companies to store customer data for up to two years was...

  26. FT Photo Diary

    April 7, 2014

    In the face of Obama's visit

    Dennis M. Sabangan/EPA Filipino activists wear painted skull masks at a march outside the US embassy in Manila, Philippines,...

  27. April 6, 2014

    Obama’s opportunities to shape Supreme Court fade

    Barack Obama has remade America’s health system, brought soldiers home from two wars and presided over the near-collapse and...

  28. April 4, 2014

    US warns China not to use force in maritime disputes

    The Obama administration has warned Beijing not to use force or coercive tactics to pursue its territorial claims in Asia,...

  29. April 4, 2014

    Mylan weighs move for Swedish rival Meda

    Mylan Inc, the US generic drug producer, is eyeing the takeover of Swedish rival Meda in a deal that would create a...

  30. April 3, 2014

    US attacks Japan’s stance on Trans-Pacific Partnership

    The US has accused Japan of blocking progress on a trade deal between 12 countries on the Pacific Rim by not allowing open...

  31. April 3, 2014

    Why Obamacare is a civil rights issue

    One of the pleasures of watching old movies again is that sometimes you see something new. Such was the case recently when I...

  32. April 3, 2014

    The way to avoid a war

    Beyond economic strength and military prowess, one of the precious ingredients in great power relations is credibility....

  33. April 3, 2014

    US plays the crooked lawyer in an Israeli-Palestinian drama

    Washington’s attempts to shepherd Israelis and Palestinians into a so-called framework deal – yet another road map towards...

  34. April 2, 2014

    The muppet show – live from London

    For anyone raised outside Britain or certain Wall Street trading floors, it may seem hard to believe that the word “muppet”...

  35. April 2, 2014

    The lasting legacy of Obamacare

    Amid deep scepticism, President Barack Obama’s administration this week achieved its target of signing up 7m people on its...

  36. April 2, 2014

    China craves invitation to join global trade club

    To understand the geopolitics of trade these days just look at the contrasting visits by Barack Obama and Xi Jinping to...

  37. April 2, 2014

    US could be big loser from Afghan elections

    After 13 years of war, more than 2,000 casualties and hundreds of billions of dollars, it is not too much of an exaggeration...

  38. April 2, 2014

    Middle East peace efforts hit hurdle

    The fate of the Middle East peace process was thrown into doubt on Tuesday evening after US secretary of state John Kerry...

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