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Barack Hussein Obama

Date of Birth: 4 August 1961
Place of Birth: Honolulu, Hawaii


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Here come the data-miners

United States former President Barack Obama's 2008 and 2012 presidential campaigns used sophisticated data crunching as have the Labour and Conservative parties during the last two British elections...


Kabila thriving on chaos

The United States' anti-Kabila policy has lost its momentum since former President Barack Obama's Great Lakes envoy Tom Perriello left the State Department though it will probably follow the EU's lead...


Finding Africa on K Street

It was illegal for US firms to lobby for President Omer Hassan Ahmed el Beshir's Islamist regime but since outgoing US President Barack Obama eased sanctions in January Khartoum has extended lobbying beyond its debt issues...


New populist hires old faces

The decision follows the change of designation of the Islamist militia Al Haraka al Shabaab al Mujahideen which is affiliated to Al Qaida as an 'enemy combatant' organisation last December by the then President Barack Obama's government (AC Vol 57 No 25 Electoral process stumbles but stays on track)...


Squaring the triangle

One of Barack Obama's last acts as US President was to approve a mid-January air strike by B-2 stealth bombers which flew from Missouri against two Islamist training camps 45 kilometres south-west of Sirte...


Power before food

Welcoming the new leadership at the UN United States and the UN Mission in South Sudan he accused ex-President Barack Obama's government of pursuing 'regime change' and claimed his country had been bullied and 'treated with contempt' by the UN...


Calling Trumpsville

Trump's Republican Party allies accused President Barack Obama's government particularly Secretary of State Clinton of criminal negligence in failing to provide heavier security for US diplomats in the eastern city of Benghazi where Ambassador Christopher Stevens and three other US officials died during an attack by Islamist fighters on 11 September 2012...

Flynn whom President Barack Obama dismissed as Director of the Defence Intelligence Agency wants robust backing for nationalist anti-Islamist leaders in North Africa and the Middle East...

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Out with the Ould

Yet being outside the Economic Community of West African States Mauritania would be spared the regional peer pressure Gambia is experiencing while the departure of United States President Barack Obama and French President François Hollande may well ease international pressures over governance and democracy...


Money and the military

As Africa Confidential went to press speculation was rife among Sudan activists in the United States that outgoing US President Barack Obama might ease sanctions on Sudan before his successor Donald Trump takes over on 20 January...


A turning point vote for the Black Star

The party used crowd-funding techniques pioneered by the Barack Obama presidential campaign in the USA in 2008 such as 'adopt a constituency' in which contributors would be asked to give at least 500 cedis (US$122) to fund the party organisation in the most competitive constituencies...

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