Barack Obama's historic win has been cause for celebration among many Americans, including African Americans who thought they might never see the day a black man would come so close to the White House. Obama's grandmother was watching from Kenya, and so was the rest of the world. What does his historic primary victory mean to people outside of the United States? Is his primary victory causing America's friends and foes to see the country in a new light? Would a President Obama worry old allies or help create new ones? Who's rooting for John McCain?
How Does Obama's Victory Look to the Rest of the World?
- Patrice de Beer - former Washington Correspondent, Le Monde
- Fawaz Gerges - London School of Economics and Politics
- Shmuel Sandler - Professor of Political Science, Bar-Ilan University
- Rob Crilly - Reporter, Christian Science Monitor and Times of London
- Viktor Kremenyuk - Institute of the USA and Canada
- Francisco Chamorro - Publisher, El Nuevo Diario