Barack Obama

Obama marks Iran deal anniversary with warning to Trump

KONFRONTASI - US President Barack Obama is marking the first anniversary of the historic nuclear agreement with Iran by warning the incoming Donald Trump administration not to undermine the internationally-negotiated accord.

"The United States must remember that this agreement was the result of years of work, and represents an agreement between the world's major powers — not simply the United States and Iran," Obama said in a statement on Monday.

Sampaikan Pidato Perpisahan, Obama Merasa Bernostalgia

KONFRONTASI-Presiden Barack Obama akan menyampaikan pidato perpisahan pada Selasa malam, melihat kembali peninggalannya saat membesarkan hati para pendukung  yang kehilangan semangat setelah terpilihnya Donald Trump dari Partai Republik agar merasakan optimisme mengenai masa depan negara.

Presiden dari Partai Demokrat itu merasa bernostalgia saat bersiap meninggalkan Gedung Putih pada 20 Januari setelah delapan tahun menjabat.

35 Diplomat Rusia Diusir dari Washington, Obama Dianggap Kalah

KONFRONTASI - Keputusan Presiden Amerika Serikat Barack Obama mengusir 35 diplomat asal Rusia menunjukkan satu hal, bahwa Washington telah mengaku kalah main sikut pengaruh di panggung dunia dari Moskow.

Kebijakan itu, menurut alasan Obama, adalah balasan atas serangan peretas Moskow terhadap data para petinggi Partai Demokrat yang "bertujuan mengintervensi atau menggerogoti proses pemilihan umum." 

AS Tolak Veto DK-PBB, Bukti Kekecewaan Obama Terhadap Israel

KONFRONTASI-Sikap abstain Amerika Serikat (AS) saat Dewan Keamanan PBB melakukan voting merupakan suatu kejutan tersendiri. DK-PBB melakukan voting untuk mengeluarkan resolusi yang mendesak Israel untuk menghentikan pembangunan permukiman Yahudi di wilayah Palestina, Jumat (23/12/2016).

Dikutip dari AFP, sikap AS ini seperti memperlihatkan kekecewaan Presiden AS Barack Obama terhadap Israel, yang dilampiaskan di akhir masa jabatannya.

Instagram Presiden Barack Obama Tak Lepas dari Spam "Om Telolet Om"

KONFRONTASI -   Kalau kamu membuka timeline media sosial saat ini, pasti kamu kaget mendapati 'Om Telolet Om' di mana-mana. Sebenarnya, fenomena apa sih ini?Om Telolet Om sebenarnya merupakan seruan dari sejumlah orang saat bus besar lewat. Ketika bus besar yang memiliki bunyi klakson nyaring lewat, anak-anak di pinggir jalan akan berteriak meminta untuk dibunyikan klakson.

Obama, trying to protect legacy, unlikely to act on Mideast peace

KONFRONTASI-U.S. President Barack Obama, keen to preserve his legacy on domestic health care and the Iran nuclear deal, is not expected to make major moves on Israeli-Palestinian peace before leaving office, U.S. officials said on Thursday.

One official, who spoke on condition of anonymity, said the last word on the president's failed peace effort might come from Secretary of State John Kerry at an appearance on Sunday at an annual Middle East conference in Washington.

Obama Sewa Rumah Setelah Keluar dari Gedung Putih

KONFRONTASI - Barack Obama akan segera mengakhiri jabatannya sebagai orang nomor satu di Amerika Serikat Setelah presiden yang baru terpilih dilantik pada Januari 2017 mendatang, presiden AS yang pernah mennjalani masa kecilnya di Indonesia ini bakal segera meninggalkan Gedung Putih.

Lalu di mana Obama akan tinggal setelah tidak lagi menjadi Presiden AS?

Dikutip dari Huffington Post, Obama dan keluarganya masih akan tetap tinggal di Washington DC, tidak jauh dari Gedung Putih.

Obama extends national emergency against Iran

KONFRONTASI - US President Barack Obama has extended the country’s national emergency with respect to Iran despite last year’s nuclear agreement with Tehran and the P5+1 to lift sanctions.

In a letter sent to Congress on Thursday, Obama told lawmakers that US relations with Iran have not returned to normal, and that it’s necessary to maintain the status quo.

Obama seeks ‘big’ Clinton win to repudiate Trump’s rigging claims

KONFRONTASI - US President Barack Obama has called for a thumping victory of Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton against Donald Trump to repudiate the Republican presidential nominee’s "dangerous" claims of a rigged vote.

Speaking on Thursday evening at a rally in support of Clinton in Miami, Florida,  Obama called on supporters of Clinton, “We’ve got to do it big; there has to be no doubt. Because the Donald is whining that the one is going to be rigged before the game is even over.”

Trump to cause ‘lasting damage’ to US if he wins: Obama

KONFRONTASI - US President Barack Obama warns that Republican nominee Donald Trump is “unfit” for presidency and would inflict “lasting damage” if he wins the election.

In a fundraising email that went out Monday in Florida, Obama called this election cycle more important than his own historic run for the White House, Newsmax reported.

"Winning the presidential election this year is more important than it was in 2008 or 2012,” read the letter.

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