Category psychological warfare
The persecution of Assange is part of a broad assault against anti-capitalist and anti-imperialist news organizations.
The U.N. must abandon its biased role in the Yemen conflict, so it can broker a peace
US imperialism has become a single issue, with many leftists choosing to express solidarity with Palestinians but not for Syrians, Iranians, or Iraqis.
Curing Exceptionalism: What’s wrong with how we think about the United States? What can we do about it?
And this gets to the central crux of your question, which is: can any president oppose this? The answer is certainly.