100-Day Dash

April 2009
Foreign Policy in Focus;4/28/2009, p1
The article reflects on the policies made by the administration of U.S. President Barack Obama in its first 100 days in office. The author commends the president for his domestic policies, which include an economic stimulus bill and health care reform. He looks at the foreign policies of Obama such as the order to close the Guant�namo Bay prison in Cuba, ending U.S. use of torture and withdrawal of U.S. troops from Iraq by the end of 2011. The president's mandate to kill three teenage Somali pirates who took a U.S. ship captain hostage is tackled.


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