Barack Obama has just endured his most difficult month since entering the White House. Although the recession is expected to slow in the coming months, the number of unemployed workers has not stopped growing and neither has the number of people disappointed with a stimulus plan that is slow to take effect. The [Read more]
His image as a glowing winner, which has served him well up to this point, now has blemishes.
It took just one speech in Dakar, Senegal, in July 2007, to alienate Nicolas Sarkozy from a large section of the African elite. It took just one speech, on July 11, in Accra, Ghana, for Barack Obama to win the heart of the Dark Continent.
At first glance, however, the presidents of the two countries competing for [Read more]
Today, soul food represents no less than prepared-to-please-the-palette African-American history.
It is disappointing that nothing has come of a former vice foreign minister's disclosure of a secret agreement allowing Japanese port visits by nuclear-armed U.S. ships.