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Trump’s Cabinet So Far Is More White And Male Than Any First Cabinet Since Reagan’s

President-elect Donald J. Trump’s cabinet is shaping up to have a smaller percentage of women and nonwhites than the first cabinets of Barack Obama, George W. Bush, Bill Clinton and George Bush.

Read Here – The New York Times

The Roots Of Hillary Clinton’s Foreign Policy

To understand her foreign policy, it is important to understand the evolution of American strategy since the fall of the Soviet Union. Clinton is a creature of the beliefs, values and illusions that dominated American policy from 1991 until 2008. By understanding that world, we can understand Clinton’s core beliefs and then consider the extent to which they have evolved. Clinton represents the American and global consensus that emerged after the Cold War.

Read Here – Geopolitical Futures

Bill Clinton Goes On The Attack

For all their strengths—all their accomplishments and good intentions—there has always been a less attractive side of the Clintons. They can’t fathom why anybody would challenge their motives, doubt their veracity, or criticize their policies. The Clintons’ self-conceptions are yoked to their sense of public service and joint commitment to making lives better—and they believe their ends justify their means.

Read Here – The Atlantic

From Whitewater To Benghazi: A Clinton Scandal Primer

With Hillary Clinton leading the field for the Democratic nomination for president, every Clinton scandal—from Whitewater to the State Department emails—will be under the microscope. Here’s a list of some of them.

Read Here – The Atlantic

What’s Wrong With Dynastic Politics?

When the United States threw off the British crown to become one of the world’s first republics, it also jettisoned the belief that some people are destined to rule over others because they were born or married into a particular family. Some two hundred and forty years later, the wife of a former President is vying for the country’s top job against a field that includes one candidate whose father and brother were President, and another whose father spent sixteen years in Congress and made three Presidential runs of his own.

Read Here – The New Yorker

Hillary And The Burden Of Clintonism

Last week, in the first policy speech of her presidential campaign, Hillary Clinton staked out a position on criminal-justice reform that was a direct repudiation of Bill Clinton’s tough-on-crime policies. It wasn’t the first time Hillary Clinton has found herself up against Bill Clinton’s record, and it likely won’t be the last.

Read Here – The Atlantic

What Should Pakistan Do After Obama’s India Visit?

It should not be difficult for Pakistani leaders to realise that Obama’s decision to court Modi is consistent with Washington’s attitude towards India. It has always maintained that its bilateral relations with Pakistan will not be allowed to stand in the way of its scheme to retain India’s goodwill.

Read Here – The Dawn

Decision Time For Hillary

Hillary Clinton is widely expected to run for president again in 2016, letting political observers move on from the usual will-she-or-won’t-she to another, more nuanced parlor game: When will she announce her candidacy?

Read Here – Time

Hillary Clinton Tops The Next US Presidential Sweepstakes, Poll Shows

Hillary Clinton has the most support of any potential Democratic candidate for the 2016 presidential sweepstakes and would defeat any of three Republican candidates tested in a poll released today.

Read Here – Bloomberg

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U.S. Left And It’s Love For Hillary Clinton

Clinton seems to have largely rehabilitated her image in the eyes of liberal primary voters and interest groups, a remarkable feat given just how bitter things got in 2008. Back then, many on the left flank of the party villainized her husband as a reckless narcissist who foisted NAFTA and financial deregulation on the nation, and skewered her as a calculating hawk who had cheered the Iraq War and helped pass George W. Bush’s regressive 2005 bankruptcy bill, among other alleged evils.

Read Here – The Atlantic

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