Barack Obama still claims a rapport with liberal and moderate young people in a way that Joe Biden might not be able to pull off.
Obama, one of the leaders who paved the way for the historic 2015 Paris climate deal, threw in a touch of his trademark hope even while talking about “images of dystopia” creeping in his dreams.
Merkel was feted by friend and foe alike in an informal ceremony behind closed doors early Friday, where they called her anything from a “compromise machine” to the EU's Eiffel Tower.
Obama's presidential papers will be available in digital form. The sprawling campus center will include a museum, public library branch, athletic center, test kitchen and children’s play area.
Obama also urged Canadians to re-elect the Liberal leader in Canada's last election in 2019.
He said the enduring image for him and his wife Michelle of that day was not the wreckage and destruction but the people.
U.S. marks the anniversary under the pall of a pandemic and in the shadow of a frantic withdrawal from Afghanistan which fell to the same militants who gave safe haven to the plotters of the attacks.
Joe Biden will be the fourth president to console the nation on the anniversary of that dark day, one that has shaped many of the most consequential domestic and foreign policy decisions.
Published reports had said hundreds of celebrities, politicos and others were expected at Obama's sprawling house.
Obama will have a minority equity stake in NBA Africa, a new entity set up this year to run all the league's business on the continent.
Obama's account of his early years reached a vast audience after he ran for president in 2008 and is widely considered one of the best books ever written by a politician.
Many economists see the recent spike as temporary. Others say they worry that higher consumer prices will persist.
The conversation will be released in full on Penguin UK's YouTube channel at 1300 GMT on Friday.
Damon Weaver was 11 when he interviewed Obama for 10 minutes in the Diplomatic Room on August 13, 2009, asking questions that focused primarily on education.
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