Much of the world has greeted the transfer of power from President George W. Bush to President Barack Obama with sighs of relief if not shouts of joy....
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I'd like to go back to Rwanda or Kenya or Ethiopia on Jan. 20. I could point to the TV and say: "Look. Listen. This is what it means to be American."
What if, just like us, other countries are content to let America be in the crosshairs of terrorist regimes and turn a jaundiced eye rather than roll their sleeves up and help?
Hillary understands that the mere recognition of rights is not enough: they must improve the lives and health of women.
What is America? Growing up, I have been able to view the country from several perspectives: Black, female, first-generation American, and a former military child.
Russia cannot understand why the U.S. continually sets up social networks to take in more friends, while socially-awkward Russia has trouble making friends at all.
We'd never give up Texas. It embodies much of America's essence. Kashmir is Texas to India -- unfortunately, it's also the same to Pakistan.
Everyone from local Dutch youth leaders to former African and European heads of state expressed their excitement and confidence in the change possible from an Obama administration.
When it comes to seeing the world change and history made one of the best seats from which to watch is the anchor chair... and this week what a view.
The US needs Iran right now: the War on Terror is in shambles and Iran remains the only stable force in the region that can bring resolution to the rapidly deteriorating problems faced by the US.
We may not yet know if he is a Republican or Democrat, but it's clear the next president will have to be an internationalist.
The aide also wondered about Palin's repeated references to Belgian waffles.
Who threw their full support to the International Criminal Court in its attempts to finally bring a measure of justice to Darfur's people? The United States? France? England? Nope.
Our relative power is determined by two things, the strength of our economy and the strength of our military. How weak is our economy? How stretched and broken is our military?
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