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Wow! Obama Saved Us from the Canadians!

That nuclear summit looked a lot like a waste of time, didn't it?

(Newser) - President Obama convened the biggest meeting of world leaders on US soil since the founding of the UN in 1945. And what did this week's historic gathering accomplish? Well, it generated a nonbinding statement saying that Ukraine, Chile, Mexico, and Canada will get rid of some enriched uranium. “What... More »

Ahmadinejad: Obama Needs Me

President crazypants says the US is in isolation

(Newser) - Mahmoud Ahmadinejad says he has Barack Obama right where he wants him. The Iranian president told his state-run media today that he’s sent a letter to Barack Obama telling him that he has “only one way to remain in power and be successful. This way is Iran.”... More »

Obama Shows Dictators How to Dodge a Free Press

President's attitude like 'Soviet-era Moscow'

(Newser) - Foreign reporters arriving for President Obama's nuclear summit must have been sorely disappointed if they expected a glimpse of the "vaunted American" freedom of press, Dana Milbank writes in the Washington Post . What they found—a heavily militarized capitol and a president who shut the press out of almost... More »

World Leaders Agree to Secure Nukes in 4 Years

President Obama wraps up 2-day nuclear summit

(Newser) - President Obama said all 49 leaders attending a nuclear security summit have endorsed his goal of securing nuclear materials around the world within 4 years. Obama acknowledged the goal will not be easy but said world leaders recognized the danger of nuclear terrorism. "Because of the steps we've taken.... More »

Obama Warns of Terrorist Nuke Threat

Detonation would be 'devastating'

(Newser) - President Obama warned of the nuclear weapons threat posed by terrorists on the eve of an international summit on nuclear security in Washington. The leaders of nearly 50 countries meet today to discuss how best to secure unaccounted-for nuclear materials, ABC News reports. “We know that organizations like al... More »

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