FROM Rosalind Burd-Leszczuk
Barack Obama: The Phenomenon and the Candidate With Barack Obama making inroads with every Democratic constituency, Time magazine is asking, " Is it Too Late for Hillary? " At the same time, the Economist, with a picture of Obama on next week's cover, asks, " But Could He Deliver? " Obama's appeal is based, in part, on race, rhetoric and the promise of national unity. What does he want to do on Iraq, the economy and other issues the next president will be faced with? Can he withstand the scrutiny that goes with his current front-runner status?
An Atrocity in Kenya Al-Shabaab's latest and biggest massacre of innocent people has focused attention on Kenya, where local and regional conflicts have increasing importance to the rest of the world—very much including America.