His first acts – including an order to close Guantánamo Bay – seek to signal change.
President Obama orders a thorough review of pending terror cases.
He plans to shore up America’s stumbling economy and address pressing issues on the international front.
Says an assessment of past political interference with the Justice Department 'has to be done'
Terrorists have not succeeded in striking on US soil since 9/11. But some say the US focus was too much on a military response, regime change, and a 'with us or against us' mentality.
With Cheney's urging, he insisted that he had that right under the US Constitution, especially during wartime.
Team Obama is more pragmatic and less ideological than its predecessors, say diplomats and campaign advisers. Afghanistan will be a foreign-policy priority.