We knew the figures yesterday. Now, after the speech, we know the reasoning, the strategy and the endgame. Are you impressed? Are you persuaded? And can it establish a democratic and stable Afghanistan, while keeping America and Afghan public opinion on board? Continue reading ‘On air: Did President Obama convince you?’
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In the past few minutes we’ve had confirmation from Barack Obama the January 2010 deadline he set for closing Guantanamo Bay will be missed. Is this significant? Or just evidence of what we already know – that deciding what to do with all those held there will take a long time.
President Obama’s call for a review of US nuclear capacity is currently underway at the Pentagon. It’s got many of you asking who’s side Obama is on. Here’s some more information on what the review will include . He’s committing “the worst kind of treason” says blogger Cassy Fiano - do you agree? Or can a nuclear free US inspire states like North Korea, Russia and Iran to disarm?
We knew it was going to be an Obama heavy week. The President’s comment on yesterday’s Late Show with David Letterman is the latest subject getting you talking. What do you think of his appearance?
Tony Blair has urged world leaders to “do God”. Should they?
Continue reading ‘On-air: Should politicians do God?’
There’s no change in the topic you all want to talk about – it’s Obama, Obama, Obama. Your reaction over the past two days to Barack Obama’s election victory has been incredible (our phone system is definitely looking forward to a break over the weekend). You’ve talked about the historical significance of his victory, whether he’s given you new hope in your life, and whether this election has changed the way you see the US.
Today we’re going to get down to the nuts and bolts – when Barack Obama moves into the White House on January 20th, what should be top of his to-do list?
Well he’s done it. Barack Obama has made history by becoming America’s first black President. But as the euphoria subsides the hard work begins to deliver the change he’s promised. You can call us now on country code 44 20 70 83 72 72. Continue reading ‘On air: The day after the night before’