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Global Views on Obama's Re-election

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Anatomy of a World Leader by Alex Grey (CC BY-NC-SA 2.0)


What does the world think of President Barack Obama four years later?

This year we saw none of the global euphoria over the United States election on November 6, 2012 that we saw when Obama first rose to power. Back then there was so much activity, Global Voices even had a dedicated website called Voices without Votes. Tempered by the reality of economic crisis, drones and wars, world citizens now look to the United States with some degree of hope but also trepidation.

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