Barack Obama

Obamas Adapting Migration, Refugee-Themed Novel ‘Exit West’ for Netflix

Barack and Michelle Obama promised that their production deal with Netflix would allow them to produce content “touching on issues of race and class, democracy and civil rights, and much more.” Now, the former first couple is turning the migration and refugee-themed novel Exit West into a movie for Netflix as part of their recently announced slate of new projects for the streaming giant.

US President Barack Obama jokes with Olympians as First Lady Michelle Obama looks on during a ceremony to honor the US 2014 Sochi Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games teams in the East Room at the White House in Washington, DC, on April 3, 2014. AFP PHOTO/Jewel Samad (Photo credit should …

Potential Robert Malley Tap for Iran Envoy Sparks Firestorm

The Biden administration’s rumored appointment of former national security official Robert Malley as special envoy to Iran has sparked an outcry, with critics saying the move would only benefit the ayatollahs and would send a “chilling signal” that the new American administration does not care about Tehran’s regional terror nor its human rights infractions.

Rob Malley, former US negotiator during the Iran nuclear program negotiations and current CEO at the International Crisis Group, poses in his office May 7, 2018 in Washington, DC. - President Donald Trump will confirm on May 8, 2018 whether he will make good on a threat to re-impose US …