“President Obama’s leadership by example is essential for bringing other key countries on board and securing a universal, durable and meaningful agreement in Paris in December.”
Obama’s move represented a challenge to the rest of the world to take serious action as a global summit to finalize a landmark climate change treaty approaches at the end of this year.
Obama’s climate action agenda is the most ambitious by a US president yet. It is not enough.
The Republican candidates are united in their opposition to the deal, saying Obama has left Iran on the brink of building a bomb and done nothing to address Tehran’s support for terrorism.
Obama specifically berated Huckabee for his suggestion that the nuclear deal between world powers and Iran would march Israelis to the ‘door of the oven.’
The Ethiopian premier Hailemariam Desalegn said an independent press — currently virtually non-existant — was needed.
Obama will also highlight efforts to support African youth by dropping by a regional center for his Young African Leaders Initiative
The president also says women and people from certain communities historically haven’t been viewed as entrepreneurial in Africa and are at a disadvantage. He says women are “powerhouse entrepreneurs.”
Obama is likening gay rights to women’s rights, religious rights and civil rights. He says as someone with Kenyan relatives, he knows how Kenya’s history of mistreating women has held it back.
Actress Charlize Theron suggested President Barack Obama visit a strip club in order to reach a “new demographic”.
Barack Obama will also spend private time with family members but will not travel to the village that is most closely associated with the family name, said White House.
“We know the consequences of that choice, and what it cost us in blood and treasure. So I believe there’s a smarter, more responsible way to protect our national security. And that is what we are doing,” said Obama.
Barack Obama will take his teenage daughters, Malia and Sasha, for time out in New York City
Barack Obama rebuked a reporter from a major news outlet who asked a question about American citizens languishing in Iranian jails
Israel, which sees Iran as a threat to its existence, strongly opposes leaving the Islamic republic with its nuclear infrastructure in place.
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