U.S. President Barack Obama shakes hands with Cuban President Raul Castro at the memorial service for Nelson Mandela. (via)
The Obamas and Clintons honor President Kennedy at Arlington National Cemetery. (via)
Aung San Suu Kyi hugs Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton after shaking hands with President Obama in the driveway of her home in Rangoon, Burma on Monday. Obama made history by becoming the first U.S. president to visit the nation. Post reporter @DavidNakamura took this photo and described it as a long, emotional embrace. (via washingtonpost on Instagram)
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For four years, his most acute frustration with Obama has been over his inability or unwillingness to make the case for his achievements, to sell them to the country. Now Clinton saw an opportunity, and even a responsibility, to remedy the shortcoming. As he was brainstorming the speech, Clinton chanted one sentence like a mantra: “People need education, not eloquence.