Tag: Romney

John Zogby: Don’t Discount the Muslim American “Influence” Vote

John Zogby: Don’t Discount the Muslim American “Influence” Vote

[ 1 ] December 5, 2012 |

by JULIE POUCHER HARBIN for ISLAMiCommentary on DECEMBER 5, 2012: “What we had was a huge demographic victory, not quite an ideological victory,” said John Zogby to an Islamic studies and public policy audience at Duke University, a week after the re-election of President Barack Obama. Zogby, Senior Analyst with the polling firm JZ Analytics, had […]

Read More

Justin Logan: How Washington Makes Love for War

[ 0 ] November 25, 2012 |

by JUSTIN LOGAN for THE AMERICAN CONSERVATIVE on NOVEMBER 21, 2012:  (More than 80 percent of international relations academics opposed the war, but Washington didn’t care to listen– excerpt from article). The salacious details of the Petraeus affair are pretty captivating. Foreign-policy observers are mostly reading about the sex scandal, but now there’s also the kabuki […]

Read More

John Zogby:  The Anatomy of a Re-election (at Duke on November 14)

John Zogby: The Anatomy of a Re-election (at Duke on November 14)

[ 0 ] November 14, 2012 |

by JOHN ZOGBY for FORBES on NOVEMBER 7, 2012:  President Barack Obama has won and the exit polls show why. First and foremost, the share of the electorate that is white dropped from 74% in 2008 to 72%. African Americans accounted for 13% of the total, Hispanics 10%, and Asian Americans and others 5%. The white percentage […]

Read More

PEW SURVEY: How the Faithful Voted — 2012 Preliminary Analysis

PEW SURVEY: How the Faithful Voted — 2012 Preliminary Analysis

[ 0 ] November 13, 2012 |

by PEW FORUM ON RELIGION & PUBLIC LIFE, on NOVEMBER 7, 2012:  (Excerpts from Introduction) In his re-election victory, Democrat Barack Obama narrowly defeated Republican Mitt Romney in the national popular vote (50% to 48%)1. Obama’s margin of victory was much smaller than in 2008 when he defeated John McCain by a 53% to 46% […]

Read More

AUB Scholars: Reflections on the U.S. Presidential Elections and Trends of the Obama Presidency

AUB Scholars: Reflections on the U.S. Presidential Elections and Trends of the Obama Presidency

[ 0 ] November 12, 2012 |

by AMERICAN UNIVERSITY BEIRUT PRINCE ALWALEED BIN TALAL BIN ABDULAZIZ ALSAUD CENTER FOR AMERICAN STUDIES AND RESEARCH (CASAR), NOVEMBER 2012:  In partnership with the Issam Fares Institute for Public Policy and International Affairs, CASAR hosted a teach-in discussion entitled “Understanding the U.S. Presidential Elections” after the victory of incumbent Barack Obama. The discussion featured questions […]

Read More

Obama Second Term: What it Means for the World

[ 0 ] November 12, 2012 |

by BBC NEWS on NOVEMBER 7, 2012:  Now that President Obama has won re-election, what will a second term mean for US relations with other countries? (BBC Correspondents and Editors, as well as in-country analysts worldwide weighed in) 

Read More

WATCH: Duke Professors Jentleson, Feaver Do Post-Mortem on Obama Win, Weigh in on Foreign Policy Challenges Ahead

WATCH: Duke Professors Jentleson, Feaver Do Post-Mortem on Obama Win, Weigh in on Foreign Policy Challenges Ahead

[ 0 ] November 8, 2012 |

by JULIE POUCHER HARBIN, EDITOR, ISLAMiCommentary on NOVEMBER 8, 2012:  Yesterday Duke University colleagues — Professor of Political Science Peter Feaver and Professor of Public Policy Bruce Jentleson — met at Duke’s east campus Lilly Library to do a post-mortem on President Obama’s 2012  re-election.  The program, streamed live and taped, was part of the […]

Read More

Rev. Dr. C. Welton Gaddy Congratulates Obama — Urges Support for Marriage Equality for All, End to School Bullying, Prevention of Hiring Discrimination

Rev. Dr. C. Welton Gaddy Congratulates Obama — Urges Support for Marriage Equality for All, End to School Bullying, Prevention of Hiring Discrimination

[ 0 ] November 8, 2012 |

by REV. DR. C. WELTON GADDY, PRESIDENT, INTERFAITH ALLIANCE, on NOVEMBER 7, 2012:  The results are in, and we now know that President Barack Obama will be spending another four years in the White House.  He is to be congratulated as is Governor Mitt Romney for engaging in a process at the heart of our […]

Read More

Shadi Hamid: Middle East Lost

[ 0 ] November 7, 2012 |

by SHADI HAMID for FOREIGN POLICY on NOVEMBER 5, 2012:  The Arab Spring gave Barack Obama the perfect opening to reorient U.S.policy in the Middle East. Too bad he blew it. It is in Syria that the puzzling absence of American leadership has served to confirm just how important the United States still is. Without […]

Read More

How the U.S. Election Helps Syria

[ 0 ] November 7, 2012 |

by MIKE GIGLIO for THE DAILY BEAST on NOVEMBER 7, 2012: As the death toll in Syria’s civil war has mounted in recent months, many rebels have wondered why the U.S. government is not doing more to aid their cause in the drawn-out bloody conflict, now entering its 20th month.

Read More