Real battle has yet to begin

After a gruelling campaign, Barack Obama’s real challenges will only begin when he officially takes over from George W Bush on January 20 and deals with the problems in the Middle East.

8th November, 2008

After a gruelling campaign, Barack Obama’s real challenges will only begin when he officially takes over from George W Bush on January 20 and deals with the problems in the Middle East.

‘Good grief, why do I want this job?” Those were reportedly the words uttered by Barack Obama at the end of a pre-election CIA briefing on the foreign policy challenges facing the new US president. No doubt much of this briefing -...

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