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Americas Image in the World

How Obama Can Win the World's Trust

Shashi Tharoor | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Shashi Tharoor

America has no need to act as if it has nothing to teach the rest of the world. The best way to do so is to revive America's finest traditions.

France Thrilled With Obama

Karin Badt | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Karin Badt

The French are upfront about the fact that Obama is celebrated for his symbolism: as a black man, as the new Kennedy, as the man who will open European-American relations.