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Europe 'was carried away with Obama poetry'

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US President Barack Obama, who is visiting Britain this week, will today make an historic speech to both houses of parliament in Westminster Hall.

But has the president lived up to the hopes he engendered in Europe before he was elected?

Sir Christopher Meyer, human rights lawyer Philippe Sands and Henry Kissinger reflect on the president's global popularity.


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