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State of the Union

Everything We Could Do

January 24, 2016 // Kommersant - Russia - Russian

<i>Barack Obama has summed up the results of his time in office.</i> U.S. President Barack Obama presented the annual State of the Union address to Congress — his last address at Capitol Hill for the two terms of his presidency. The final speech from the current head of the White House, who came to the power under [Read more]

Obama: Pretty Words and Not Enough Action

January 23, 2016 // Liberation - France - French

The exercise is certainly an unoriginal one, but during his final State of the Union address on Tuesday, Barack Obama found the words to make his country dream one more time, defending an optimistic and ambitious vision of America. “The United States of America is the most powerful nation on Earth — period,” the [Read more]

A Few Words Before I Go

January 20, 2016 // Izvestia - Russia - Russian

Barack Obama appeared for his final address to Congress on Tuesday evening. His term is ending, and his famous fight for "change" has ended in a draw. Since he won't be re-elected again, all he could do was: a) talk about how great he was and how amazing his initiatives were; b) talk about how America changed during [Read more]

Obama’s Legacy Will Be Much Greater than it Now Appears

January 13, 2016 // The Independent - U.K.

Obama may never enter the pantheon of great presidents, in the sense that he notched up any one historic achievement or changed his country in any single specific way. What he has done, however, is to prepare the way for vast changes in how the United States sees itself, and how it is regarded around the world.

Obama’s Missed Opportunity

January 13, 2016 // Deutsche Welle - Germany

Seriously Americans! The state of your nation isn't actually all that bad. Look around, at home and abroad. Your president really hasn't done a bad job!
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