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President Obama’s policies raised taxes on the rich, but still managed to increase the slice of income going to the poorest fifth of families by just 0.6 of a percentage point, to a grand total of 4 percent. Credit Zach Gibson/The New York Times


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US President Barack Obama (R) meets with Egypt’s President Hosni Mubarak in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington September 1, 2010. (REUTERS/Jason Reed)


The Arab Spring: Obama’s Vietnam?

The Arab Spring: Obama’s Vietnam?

In a telephone call between former United States President Lyndon B. Johnson and Senator Richard Russell (May 1964), the president admitted that the Vietnam War could be a protracted one and that he did not see any signs for a resolution on the horizon. Despite this,...