Barack Obama took office as the first African American president of the United States of America in January 2009. Take a look at DW's content on the main issues related to Obama.
Barack Obama is the 44th president of the US. After a four-year term, he was re-elected in 2012. In 2009, the same year that he took office, he received the Nobel Peace Prize. DW has covered Obama's election campaigns and the main issues related to his presidency at home and abroad, this page compiles our most recent content related to him.
The White House added a fresh roadblock to Fujian Grand Chip's attempt to buy the semiconductor maker. The Obama administration cited worries about military technology being acquired from Aixtron's California subsidary.
On the campaign trail, Donald Trump once called the Transpacific Partnership a quote - another disaster done and pushed by special interests who want to rape the country - meaning the United States of course. The future of the trade deal involving the US and Pacific Rim countries is that much shakier.
The US President has defended free trade deals at the APEC summit after Donald Trump's victory sparked fears over global commerce. The summit concluded with fellow Asia-Pacific nations pledging to "fight protectionism."