Sadly (but happily for Russian President Vladimir Putin), that is the reality of a world in which the US has abandoned any pretense of global leadership.
Even though [Obama's] speeches are beautiful, they end up getting on your nerves due to the distance that separates practice from declarations of principle.
We must celebrate the fact that Obama discussed with his host, Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn, the sore subject of the state of civil liberties.
It was heartening to see the leader of the free world deliver a ringing public denunciation of the tyranny and corruption that’s destroying the continent.
<i>Obama's trip is concerned with the declining security situation on the continent and the fight against Islamic extremism.</i>
Barack Obama's first visit to the country of his roots since attaining the presidency has been marked by all manner of psychological, identity-related and sentimental connotations. Closer [Read more]
The world won't be a better place when Obama leaves the White House in 2016 and neither will Africa.