Have you always wanted to give the US president a piece of your mind? Now is your chance.
GlobalPost is collecting words of advice on what the next president — either a re-elected Barack Obama or a triumphant Mitt Romney— should do during his term in office.
JAKARTA — It was an extraordinary public party, and a first in Indonesia’s history of presidential inaugurations. Tens of thousands of Indonesians hit the streets of the capital to celebrate their new president, who more than ever deserved his man-of-the-people reputation. From the horse-drawn cart that took him to the presidential palace, Joko “Jokowi” Widodo, waved to the crowd. He shook many hands. On stage at an evening celebration concert, in front of his euphoric supporters, the heavy-metal fan looked like a true rock-star.
Rule No. 1 for setting up a refugee camp is that it be in a safe place. But those at a camp established in Shajra, southern Syria, five months ago were horrified to find themselves the target of government attacks before dawn on Thursday.