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  • 20 January 2009

    America n.1: Obama’s game plan and Europe

      The debate, held following the live telecast of the swearing-in and inauguration speech of the new President of the United States, Barack Obama, focused on the critical domestic and international situation that the new administration and President will have to face. Expectations are high and the problems are complex if not dramatic. It was precisely an awareness of the challenges ahead that probably led Obama to frame his first speech as President in rather pragmatic tones, emphasizing the sacrifices Americans will have to make in this “era of responsibility”.