One year ago, Barack Obama won the American presidential election and reached the White House as the first black U.S. president. He gave a speech about flexibility and openness, and he spoke of a new era of peace and stability in the world. He restarted U.S. relations with Islamic countries, as he declared in his two [Read more]
We should not get too excited about Obama’s humility, as U.S. leaders don't behave according to China’s idea of common sense.
...when the media vigorously criticizes Obama, the masses may not necessarily agree. This acts as a safeguard against the dangerous tendency of the media to use public opinion to control government and social situations.
I was sitting in the locker room at my local fitness club in Moscow on November 5, 2008, when a fellow sweat-producer remarked casually to a recent iron-pumper, "How about that American election, eh? Did they run out of white people over there or what?
Barack Obama’s commendable intentions cannot hide a foundering peace process.
Obama's image is not that of a winner. He has gone, played and lost.