State of the Union: Tough on Iran

President Obama: Need to show that we are capable to lead. 

Cyberdefenses: executive order signed to ensure that cyber security among businesses are strengthened but that Congress needs to do their part in passing legislation as well.

Last year, POTUS focused on Pacific rim region. Now, POTUS will launch talks with EU (trans-Atlantic region). US to connect people in global economy to eradicate poverty (sounds like a tall order and maybe something best left to the next president?). 

I have no doubt that POTUS loves this country and wants what's best. He wants the US to be the "beacon of light". Respect for the fundamental rights of people and will still keep on pressing Syrian dictator on human-rights so that people all over can enjoy everlasting peace...I so, want to believe him right now. 

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Alina Tsui

New York native. She is a political-science major at City College of New York and is interested in breaking social, political and cultural barriers by writing about these issues.

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