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Obama Overseas

The French Have a Word for It: "Formidable!"

Joan Z. Shore | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Joan Z. Shore

France's "black" population is composed of two groups: those from Africa and those from the French Territories in the Caribbean. They do not get along, but they are united in their enthusiasm for Obama.

Obama In Ramallah

Jan McGirk | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Jan McGirk

We drove around the West Bank searching for Obama supporters, but even at venues with names in English, such as the Stars & Bucks cafe or Supermarket Baghdad, there were no Gobama banners to be seen.

Obama In Jerusalem

Jan McGirk | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Jan McGirk

Activists here say there are at least 100,000 dual national Israeli-American voters. During a 4th of July picnic in Jerusalem, "the volunteers were constantly busy, not a moment to rest. People were lining up to register."

Obama in Iraq: Withdrawal support but no timetable

AP | BRIAN MURPHY and QASSIM ABDUL-ZAHRA | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

BAGHDAD — Face to face with Iraq's leaders, Barack Obama gained fresh support Monday for the idea of pulling all U.S. combat forces from the war...

Photos And Video From Barack Obama's Foreign Tour

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

***CLICK HERE TO GET MORE VIDEO AND PHOTOS FROM OBAMA'S BERLIN TRIP*** ***UPDATE 7/24 AM*** Photos of Barack Obama in Berlin: U.S. Democratic presi...

Anchors Away! (On Obama's Overseas Adventure)

Huffington Post | Rachel Sklar | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

There's no doubt that Obama makes news differently than McCain. But there's a difference between covering candidates equally and meticulously allotting them equal time and coverage.

Mobile Phone Monkey Business: A Japanese Primate Plays Obama

Earnest Harris | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Earnest Harris

In the Japanese ad, the crowd excitedly cheers and holds up placards with the word "change" emblazoned upon them. The speaker at the podium dressed in a nice blue suit is a monkey.

In Obama, Many Overseas See Chance For New Direction And New Attitude

Washington Post | Kevin Sullivan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

For much of the world, Sen. Barack Obama's victory in the Democratic primaries was a moment to admire the United States at a time when the nation's im...