THIS IS A FOUNDING TEXT FOR PEOPLE WHO WISH TO FULLY UNDERSTAND THE PROMINENT ROLE AND POSITION OF ONE OF THE MOST INFLUENTIAL FIGURES ON OUR PLANET.
The greatest and most conflicted nation of our world democratically chose an Afro-American to serve as first citizen, and it happened twice already. On the 4th of November 2008, Barack Obama was elected President of the United States of America by defeating the Republican candidate, Senator John McCain and by prevailing over Hillary Clinton. On the 6th of November 2012, he was confirmed in his office when he triumphed over the Republican candidate, Mitt Romney.
This was an unprecedented event. By making this choice, the United States of America stressed the importance of equality between men and women, the equal dignity, and the fact that everyone can aim for the highest office in the land. This collection of speeches of President Obama highlights not only the traits which make him an undeniable charismatic leader; but also, his great humanity and the wisdom that lies underneath his unforgettable words.
Achille Albonetti has had a long and meaningful life, full of achievements, fascinating travels and stays abroad. Expert at the Technical Delegation at the Italian Embassy in Washington, he also worked as an economic advisor for the Italian Permanent Representation at the OECD (Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development) in Paris. Later, he served as Italian Governor for the International Atomic Energy (IAEA) of the United Nations in Vienna. He is also the President of the Italian Total and “Unione Petrolifera.” For some years now, he is the Director of the most prestigious Italian magazine about global issues the quarterly magazine “Affari Esteri” and has published several books and essays about political as well as economic problems.