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Barack Obama rode a wave of optimism to the White House in 2008, shattering the color barrier to the world's most powerful position. The ride has proven tumultuous since the election, consumed by efforts to win the war in Afghanistan and revive the tepid US economy.

Medienoffensive: Obamas verhandeln offenbar mit Netflix über eigene TV-Formate

Medienoffensive: Obamas verhandeln offenbar mit Netflix über eigene TV-Formate

SPIEGEL ONLINE - March 09, 2018

Obama News statt Fox News? Laut "New York Times" verhandeln der ehemalige US-Präsident Barack Obama und seine Frau Michelle mit Netflix. Es geht offenbar darum, politische TV-Formate für den Streamingdienst zu produzieren. mehr...

Michelle Obamas Memoiren: "Ich kann es kaum erwarten, meine Geschichte zu teilen"

Michelle Obamas Memoiren: "Ich kann es kaum erwarten, meine Geschichte zu teilen"

SPIEGEL ONLINE - February 26, 2018

Michelle Obama will ihre Lebensgeschichte als Buch veröffentlichen - und darin nicht nur Details aus ihrer Zeit im Weißen Haus preisgeben. Hauptthema sind andere Kapitel ihres Lebens. mehr...


Trumps Stotterstart: Ein Präsident, so unbeliebt wie keiner zuvor

Trumps Stotterstart: Ein Präsident, so unbeliebt wie keiner zuvor

SPIEGEL ONLINE - February 01, 2017

Mit derart schlechten Umfragewerten ist noch kein US-Präsident gestartet. Kurz nach Amtsantritt wendet sich die Mehrheit der Amerikaner gegen Donald Trump. Von Max Holscher mehr... Video | Forum ]

Quiz zu skurrilen Netzwelt-Bildern: Was macht Obama mit dem Selfie-Stick?

Quiz zu skurrilen Netzwelt-Bildern: Was macht Obama mit dem Selfie-Stick?

SPIEGEL ONLINE - December 24, 2016

Weshalb steht Jeff Bezos nass auf einer Bühne? Und für wen nimmt Barack Obama einen Selfie-Stick in die Hand? Im Quiz können Sie herausfinden, was es mit zehn seltsamen Netzweltbildern auf sich hat. Von Anna Gröhn mehr... Forum ]


The End of Power: What Will Remain of Obama's Legacy?

The End of Power: What Will Remain of Obama's Legacy?

SPIEGEL ONLINE - November 18, 2016

Barack Obama is eager to define his legacy before "turning over the keys" to Donald Trump. This week, in his final trip abroad as president, he was in Berlin to visit his close ally Angela Merkel. But what will remain of his tenure in the White House? By Klaus Brinkbäumer and Holger Stark more... Comment ]

SPIEGEL Interview with US President Barack Obama: 'We Could See More and More Divisions'

SPIEGEL Interview with US President Barack Obama: 'We Could See More and More Divisions'

SPIEGEL ONLINE - November 18, 2016

In an exclusive interview with German public broadcaster ARD and DER SPIEGEL, outgoing US President Barack Obama discusses the legacy he has built and his worries about the future of democracy, as well as Donald Trump, the man who will succeed him in office. Interview Conducted by Klaus Brinkbäumer and Sonia Seymour Mikich more... Comment ]


Exclusive Interview: Obama Fears Further Division of Industrialized Nations

Exclusive Interview: Obama Fears Further Division of Industrialized Nations

SPIEGEL ONLINE - November 17, 2016

Barack Obama is worried about his legacy. In an exclusive interview with DER SPIEGEL and German public broadcaster ARD, the US president discusses economic responsibility, Chancellor Angela Merkel and the plans of his successor Donald Trump. more...

Obamas Berlin-Besuche im Video: "Die Leute fielen reihenweise um"
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Obamas Berlin-Besuche im Video: "Die Leute fielen reihenweise um"

SPIEGEL ONLINE - November 17, 2016

Deutschland verfällt der "Obamamania" - und der US-Präsident lässt in einer Rede die Hüllen fallen: Die großen Berlin-Momente Barack Obamas im Video, kommentiert von Redakteur Florian Gathmann. mehr...


Populist Revolution: The Unpredictable Presidency of Donald Trump

Populist Revolution: The Unpredictable Presidency of Donald Trump

SPIEGEL ONLINE - November 11, 2016

Donald Trump's election as the 45th president of the United States was not the product of his strength, but of Hillary Clinton's weakness. His victory has plunged the US into a deep crisis -- and nobody knows how he might govern, perhaps not even Trump himself. By Gordon Repinski and Holger Stark more... Comment ]

Visual Story: How Partisanship Hampered Obama's Presidency

Visual Story: How Partisanship Hampered Obama's Presidency

SPIEGEL ONLINE - July 20, 2016

Barack Obama had hoped to bring a message of hope during his two terms as president of the United States. In many respects he succeeded, but he was often hampered by the Republican Party. A SPIEGEL Visual Story. By Roman Höfner and Michael Meissner (Illustrations) more... Video | Comment ]