Day: December 4, 2008

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Gates Urges Obama – Keep Commitments Despite Economic Crisis

Bill Gates, co-chair and trustee of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, has strongly urged the incoming Obama administration and new Congress to renew America’s commitment to expand opportunity in the United States and in the developing world. Giving a major foundation policy address in Washington, DC, at George Washington University, Gates argued that even …

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Whither the Obama Regime?

Barack Obama’s appointments to his forthcoming administration will raise many questions about his campaign themes of bringing change to Washington and restoring America’s image abroad. Two nominations in particular go to the heart of the issue of perception versus reality. The retention of the lame duck Bush administration’s Defence Secretary, Robert Gates and the proposal …

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