Very little of what Barack Obama promised to achieve in foreign affairs has come to pass. Reuters/Jim BourgAs the first African-American US president, Barack Obama assumed office in January 2009 amid public euphoria and high expectations of greater racial harmony and reduced gun violence at home and a more stable and peaceful international order. The mood was best encapsulated by his electrifying slogan:
Yes, we can.
But nearly eight years later a more apt description might be:
No, we can’t.
Recent police use of deadly force in Louisiana and Minnesota was broadcast widely. Law enforcement officers were subsequently executed in Dallas.
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