Obama Aims To Change World Perceptions Of U.S.

Posted by Kendall Harmon

President Obama started putting his mark on U.S. foreign policy from his very first hours in office. He quickly and deliberately presented a more conciliatory, multilateral approach to world affairs, analysts say.

While trying to grapple with a global economic meltdown, the new president initiated immediate reviews of U.S. strategy in Afghanistan, Pakistan and Iraq. He started to open diplomatic channels with previous enemy states such as Cuba and Iran. He reached out to Europe and sought to thaw U.S.-Russia relations.

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Posted April 28, 2009 at 7:23 am [Printer Friendly] [Print w/ comments]



1. Harvey wrote:

Take it slow Obama and watch your back!!

April 28, 2:53 pm | [comment link]
2. Jeffersonian wrote:

Oh, they just love them some O!  They still told him to go soak his head on everything but they just adore him, which is what’s important.

April 28, 3:21 pm | [comment link]
3. Dave B wrote:

Bowing to a Saudi tyrant, funneling money to keep the corrupt Castro dictators in power in Cuba, closing Gitmo with no plans on how to deal with the people held there and keeping the policy of rendition in place while listening to Ortaga damn America (may be Obama thought for a moment he was back with Rev Wright, daja vue alover again) is not the type of change we need!!

April 28, 5:57 pm | [comment link]
4. Jeffersonian wrote:

Yeah, Dave, but Comrade Danny didn’t blame Obama personally for all those wicked things, so O!‘s cool with it.  He just pilloried the US, and if O!‘s sure of anything, it’s that Amerikkka is an evil place.

April 28, 6:53 pm | [comment link]
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