奥巴马会要做的让人惊奇的事情

纽约-人们对奥巴马总统抱有厚望,这基本上是一件好事,因为这提醒我们,世界各地大部分的如此显著的反美情绪不是,也不应是,永久性的。

但这种期望对于奥巴马也是一个难题,因为他想要满足人们的期望的话,将是不容易的-在某些情况下也是不可能的。今年春天将不会出现巴勒斯坦国;全球气候变化协议或新的贸易协定也不会达成;贫困、种族灭绝的行为或疾病的流行也不会马上结束。

其原因并非仅仅是若想取得大成就需要时间和精力。新总统面临着一些捆住他手脚的非常大的限制-若想让稳定与繁荣成为常态而不是例外,其它国家要更加和美国同舟共济显得如此至关重要。

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