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Obama’s Weekly Address: Traveling Abroad for Our Economy at Home

WASHINGTON – In this week’s address, President Barack Obama described the progress made during his trip to Asia, and detailed steps the administration is taking to spur job creation.  The President explained how increasing exports to Asia Pacific nations can create hundreds of thousands of jobs in America and described the upcoming jobs forum which…

Obama Appoints Gay Man Interim Ambassador to India

Peter Burleigh, a seasoned foreign service officer with deep expertise in South Asian affairs, will serve as America’s top diplomat in India until a permanent ambassador is named, according to reports in the Indian press. In a 2008 profile of Burleigh in the South Florida Blade, the former acting ambassador to the United Nations said…

Terrorists Strike Mumbai

At least 80 are confirmed dead. Over 120 are injured. This sad event is still unfolding as hostages are still being held captive in one of the city’s hotels. This attack hasn’t just hit India. It’s reminded the entire world just how interdependent we are, that continued tensions in South Asia can cause global mayhem.…