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GlobalPost is proud to offer this special report, "… For Which It Stands." From every corner of the world, more than 40 GlobalPost correspondents and columnists have contributed nearly 50 stories built around a single question: What does the idea of America mean to the world? This guide will help you navigate the series, which begins with our launch and runs through President Barack Obama's swearing in as president — an event billed as the first global inauguration. We will add to the series in the first 100 days of the Obama presidency, what he has called a "chance to reboot America's image around the world." During this time, we want to know what you think America means to the world, and also what the world means to America. To post commments register here. To submit your own brief essay to share on the site send an e-mail to editors @ globalpost.com.
The Berlin stage
Does it matter like it did for Kennedy and Reagan?
In Turkey it’s all about the past
Reuniting after Gitmo
A guard and a prisoner talk it out
The future of "partial cooperation"
Forget Obama, look at NATO and the Ukraine.
Yet another test
Looking warily east and hopefully west
Under the weight of an inferiority complex
Can EU leaders take advantage of Obamamania in spite of themselves?
Why it hasn’t happened here
Obama´s election took race out of the closet
Relieved and wary
How do you spell "change" in Gaelic? "O´Bama "
Time for a break?
A key ally reassesses its ties to Washington
From wars to economic crisis, the U.S. and Britain have some healing to do.