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The Shout Heard Round the World: Obama as Global Leader

Derek Shearer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Derek Shearer

Obama is the American President, but he is, in many respects, also the world's President. What he does will matter to young and old across the globe. The world, like America, is waiting for him to lead.

Not Everyone in Europe Happy America Has Black President

Sean Jacobs | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Sean Jacobs

Though Europeans generally rejoiced in Barack Obama's election as 44th President of the US, a number of leading European lawmakers and journalists have made "foot-in-mouth comments."

Does Travel Really Matter Anyway?

Kim Mance | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Kim Mance

Travel activates parts of ourselves that might otherwise remain dormant; it also relieves fears, and promotes understanding.

Seth Colter Walls

Arab Media Impressed By Obama's Victory, While Skeptical Of Change | Seth Colter Walls | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Reaction to Barack Obama's victory over John McCain has been enthusiastic around the world, not least in the Arab-language press. But a few editorial ...

Europe's Usurpation of the Obama Triumph

Andrei Markovits | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Andrei Markovits

Europe is rejoicing in the Obama victory and claiming it as a direct result of their moral superiority over Americans while at the same time hiding their own shortcomings and intolerances.

Joy, Cautious Optimism Permeate Arab Media

Magda Abu-Fadil | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Magda Abu-Fadil

"Americans Chose Change" was the striking blue headline in Wednesday's An-Nahar daily of Lebanon.

The Time-Bombs Ticking Under Obama's Presidency

Johann Hari | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Johann Hari

Mr President-Elect, there is a pile of ticking time-bombs waiting in your in-tray and you have to defuse each one of them, fast. Welcome to the next four years of your life.

Reactions Around The World (PHOTOS)

Huffington Post | Anya Strzemien | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

People around the world were jubilant over the election of Barack Obama as President of the United States of America on Tuesday night. See how they ce...

Global Bloggers Rejoice for President-Elect Obama

Ari Herzog | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Ari Herzog

Belgian blogger Marco Rossi wrote: "Thank you Obama. You did it. You showed the world that change can happen."

U.S. Election Gets Global Community Talking About What Needs To Happen In America

Hanna Ingber Win | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Hanna Ingber Win

Much of the international community has been watching the U.S. presidential campaign with keen interest -- in the results as well as in the daily drama (including discussion of lipstick on pigs and the Alaskan view of Russia).

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...