Failure to do so, he said, would have allowed Libyan leader Moammar Gadhafi to unleash his military on his own people. All Republicans opposed it, along with 34 Democrats.
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Conversations with Myself does the world an extraordinary service in giving us that picture of Mandela the man. Hide Caption 18 of Photos: Here, we see him as a scholar and politician; as a family man and friend; as a visionary and pragmatic leader. Jeff Miller, Obama, former Arizona Rep. All of us face days when it can seem like change is hard — days when our opposition and our own imperfections may tempt us to take an easier path that avoids our responsibilities to one another.
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The Norwegian Nobel Committee said it honored Obama for his "extraordinary efforts to strengthen international diplomacy and cooperation between peoples. Strong social and communication skills. Obama said he was "cautiously hopeful" that talks could achieve a two-state solution to the long-running Mideast conflict.
Obama on immigration Obama also highlighted the ongoing debate over immigration, again without naming Mr. Open to International Applicants: Since its beginning inglobal leaders have used the lecture to speak about issues affecting South Africa, the continent and the world.
Click through the gallery to see moments from his administration. For if we are honest with ourselves, we know that we all face struggles that are large and small, personal and political — to overcome fear and doubt; to keep working when the outcome of our struggle is not certain; to forgive others and to challenge ourselves.
He was scheduled to give a Memorial Day speech. I am not being alarmist I am simply stating the facts," he said, adding that "strongmen politics" are suddenly ascending.
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Mandela avait été convié dans la capitale du Zimbabwe par son président Robert Mugabe. Former president Barack Obama visited Johannesburg on July 17 to deliver the 16th Nelson Mandela Annual Lecture. The event marks the centennial of Mandela’s birth.
Former Obama speechwriter. JOHANNESBURG —Former US President Barack Obama reflected on the “strange and uncertain times” of the world in a speech to honor Nelson Mandela on Tuesday, a day after his successor, Donald.
Obama met with young leaders from around Africa to mark the anniversary, a day after he delivered a spirited speech in Johannesburg about Mandela's legacy. In a speech honoring the late activist Nelson Mandela, former President Barack Obama called today's times “strange and uncertain.” Obama spoke in South Africa on Tuesday morning at the 16th.
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Mandela pendant son voyage en Afrique, a salué le «courage moral» de l'ex-président sud-africain pendant un discours prononcé à l'endroit même où M. Mandela a été assermenté à .Download