@ Brookings Podcast: President Obama’s First Six Months in Office; Kurdish Elections in Iraq

July 31, 2009

In this week’s @ Brookings podcast, Brookings experts release a composite index of national and global trends for the first six months of President Obama’s term, lining them up against the same point in the five prior presidencies; Michael O’Hanlon discusses the significance to the American people of the Kurdish vote in Iraq; and the man on the street gives Obama pretty good grades after his first half-year in the Oval Office.