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Gentler approach challenges anti-US regimes, analysts say

'Great Satan' image suffers under Obama

(Vahid Salemi/Associated Press)
By Bryan Bender
Globe Staff / February 11, 2009

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WASHINGTON - Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad has an Obama problem. So does the leadership of Al Qaeda. Obama also presents a challenge to North Korean leader Kim Jong Il, President Hugo Chávez of Venezuela, and other leaders who have utilized anti-American feeling to strengthen their grips on power. (Full article: 1056 words)

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