Around World, Obama's Presidency A Disappointment

In Europe, where more than 200,000 people thronged a Berlin rally in 2008 to hear Barack Obama speak, there's disappointment that he hasn't kept his promise to close the military prison at Guantanamo Bay, and perceptions that he's shunting blame for the financial crisis across the Atlantic....

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  • On Obama's last day, low-key end to fast-paced presidency
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    01/19/2017 - 11:45 pm | View Link
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