What does America stand for? The world is waiting for Obama to adopt a statesman-like attitude to the great unrest going on around the world. America seems hopeless to influence in any way the upheavals in North Africa and the Middle East. Obama is not sure whether he is on the side of the dictators or the insurgents. Does America have any plans to deal with the fallout.
We know how powerless the Americans have been to influence North Korea, Iran or even the Somali pirates.
Egypt attracted little interest on the forum It is surprising that there is no thread on Libya even though it is having such a negative effect on the market.