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2016: Obama's year of living dangerously

There are worrying signs that the president's last days in office will be fraught with geopolitical and geoeconomic tensions, which may mar his major legacy of a successful US economic recovery

While President Obama can list a series of achievements that could be regarded by some as historic, some of his policy successes, such as Obamacare and the deal with Iran, remain very controversial and enjoy limited support among Americans

NO one doubts that even if President Barack Obama had failed to achieve any policy success during his two terms in office, the election of the first African-American president would still be dubbed "historic". But President Obama's presidency would not only be recalled for the fact that a black...