Posts Tagged ‘Obama’

BRAVO Malala! For daring to ask President Obama to Stop Drone Attacks

December 17, 2013

Malala Yousafzai Meets President Obama, Asks Him to Stop Drone Attacks

Malala Yousafzai, the 16-year-old Pakistani woman who was shot in the head by the Taliban for believing that women have a right to education, met with President Obama on Friday, thanking him for his support of education and asking him to stop drone strikes in Pakistan.

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Why Michelle Obama changed places with her husband?

December 12, 2013

Why Michelle Obama changed places with her husband?

In photos published from the funeral of former South African President Nelson Mandela, it appears that US President Obama had an amusing conversation, perhaps too much considering the event, with the head of the Danish government. The one who didn’t approve was First Lady Michelle Obama, who took care to switch places with her husband and separate the two.

Dec 11, 2013, 03:16PM | Dana Nasi
 Michelle following closely

Michelle following closely Photo Credit: AP

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Obama must speak truth to Myanmar

May 21, 2013

 

Obama must speak truth to Myanmar
May 20th, 2013

Obama must speak truth to Myanmar

By Rep. Trent Franks and Rep. Rush Holt, Special to CNN

Editor’s note: Rep. Trent Franks (R-AZ) and Rep. Rush Holt (D-NJ) are members of the U.S. Congress. The views expressed are their own.

For the first time since hosting Burmese dictator Ne Win nearly 50 years ago, the United States will host another head of state from Myanmar. The historic visit from President Thein Sein on Monday will, no doubt, lead to much discussion of Myanmar’s extremely long road toward democracy and whether there may be a relapse in their recent reform. It is also an opportunity to evaluate America’s new Myanmar policy.

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Planning to cover up about the Religious Problems that happened in Myanmar from US President Mr. Obama

November 16, 2012

Planning to cover up about the Religious Problems that happened in Myanmar from US President Mr. Obama

Special news ***15th November 2012

Re-elected US President Mr. Obama is coming soon to Myanmar as a historical event. Once arrived, he will discuss with the relevant authorities on various topics and issues.

Myanmar observers predicted that amongst those topics, the internationally hot news regarding the crimes related to the religious discriminations, would be definitely asked to the authorities.

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Burmese University, Awaiting Obama, Patches Over a Long Neglect

November 15, 2012

Burmese University, Awaiting Obama, Patches Over a Long Neglect Workers repairing sidewalks at Yangon University in Myanmar on Wednesday, ahead of President Obama’s visit on Nov. 19.By November 14, 2012

YANGON, Myanmar — The scars of military rule run deep at Yangon University — decrepit buildings, broken sidewalks and mold everywhere. But with plans for President Obama to visit on Monday, hundreds of workers have converged in an urgent effort to spruce up the campus. Mr. Obama’s trip to Myanmar will be the first by an American president, and the authorities are creating something of a Potemkin campus to greet him.

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