Barack Obama's troubling legacy

He achieved much at home and may have changed the world - but not always for the better

Former US President Barack Obama speaks during an unveiling ceremony for portraits of himself and former First Lady Michelle Obama at the Smithsonian's National Portrait Gallery in Washington.
Former US President Barack Obama speaks during an unveiling ceremony for portraits of himself and former First Lady Michelle Obama at the Smithsonian's National Portrait Gallery in Washington. PHOTO: REUTERS

Former United States president Barack Obama will address a select gathering of 1,000 bank clients tomorrow at the invitation of the Bank of Singapore.

His gift as an orator and his sterling intellect will certainly make it an enjoyable experience.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Sunday Times on March 18, 2018, with the headline 'Obama's troubling legacy'. Subscribe