President Barack Obama briefs European leaders, including British Prime Minister Gordon Brown, French President Nicolas Sarkozy, Swedish Prime Minister Fredrik Reinfeldt, German Chancellor Angela Merkel, European Union Commission President Jose Manuel Barroso, and Danish Prime Minister Lars L. Rasmussen, following a multilateral meeting at the United Nations Climate Change Conference in Copenhagen, Denmark, Dec. 18, 2009. (Official White House Photo by Pete Souza)


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  • Been Buddy Longway 5y

    The president is an honest politician, a voluntarist that wants to bring change for the better. He is a magical user of the spoken Word.
    But I like the critical expression on the face of the lady in the background very much ;-)

    Barack Obama is still catching the attention of the German, British, French leader of States, even if the US of A did not have anything to offer on this Summit.

    Still a good thing that the President came, even for this one single meeting... I know what one meeting with him would do to me :P !

    A merry and hmm... INSPIRING Christmas to all visitors,


  • -fCh- 5y



  • Tony W 5y

    LOOK...Prez Asscrack spews hot air while the other fools of the world listen. Pathetic.

    To bad some rogue country didn't drop a daisy cutter on them while they were all at the summit.
  • Patrick the Smith 5y

    Lay off the roids. It's affecting your ability to think like an adult.

    In the meantime, it's nice to see the rest of the world isn't dismissing the president as some puppet-string, Walmart cowboy anymore.
  • oilrockz 5y

    great photos. its a real pleasure going through the pages.
  • Unalienable Rights by GOD- not Executive Order 5y

    They didn't know Obama was such a Buffoon, serving Kool Aid to zombies who are willing lemmings falling off a cliff

    I have absolutely NO respect for a person who wants to destroy the Constitution of our Republic and the brainwashed suckers that worship him.
  • sgtpepper23 5y

    never feed the mindless right-wing trolls
  • أبو مالك 5y

    اعصاب المسؤليه

  • spqra 5y

    Was the Secretary of State in this meeting, and if so did she get to talk? I would think she would be here, but she's not in the frame. Any possible explanations?
  • Karlen. 5y

    I understand the Copenhagen summit now. Third word countries want American money and nothing else. They don't give a crap about the environment. And we all know what happens with money when they go to these countries. They are so corrupt, people will never see a dime.
    Thank you China and India.
  • Unalienable Rights by GOD- not Executive Order 5y

    You got that right Karlen

    George Soros is behind that idea... www.350.org

    Billionaire philanthropist and political activist George Soros held a press conference this morning to unveil a plan that he believes could narrow the political distance between developing and developed nations. Recognizing the deadlock caused by the desire of developing nations for climate funding and the industrial world's inability to pay, Soros said that he's "found a way for someone else to pay ... to mobilize reserves that are lying idle." Soros suggested that a $100 billion in gold-backed IMF reserve funds could be used to provide the interest-free financing that developing countries want.
    WHAT! Is man thinking! Trying to destroy the whole world?
  • Unalienable Rights by GOD- not Executive Order 5y

    by and by...you got the message didn't you? That is all that counts

    You on the other hand and your many other accounts NEVER have anything of importance to say, just like that phony network MSLSD

    Man without a teleprompter-hehehehehe

  • Unalienable Rights by GOD- not Executive Order 5y

    Now that is the best thing I have heard from you...Thanks by and by -now I know why you are so bitter towards those who do not believe as you do. I am so sorry for you....Merry Christmas anyway and may Jehovah bless you.


    Ever remember that Nature hath implanted in your breast a sacred and indissoluble attachment towards that country whence you derived your birth and infant nurture.
  • Unalienable Rights by GOD- not Executive Order 5y


    Peoples world? The communist way. They make it sound so nice don't they? (They LIE)
    "We have a lot to do going forward, so let's celebrate our struggles and future victories: the struggle to fund education and health care, to bring Obama's health plan to fruition as a big step forward on the road to a national health service, for jobs and housing for all, against racism and sexism, and for a more just, democratic and peaceful nation and world. "

    Tell that to the people of Cuba, Venezuela, Russia, etc. who have little clothing and food to eat, crappy housing with little heat in the winter and no A/C in the summer. $30 dollars a month to live and survive. "The People's world" takes away any incentive to work...
    Think about what Obama wants to do by redistributing the wealth around and you will see this country in the same bad way in 4 years OR less..

    I Support Wendy's
  • vinknk 5y

  • Paul Bennett 5y

    Great moment with great leaders.
  • dz_online 5y

    This picture tells exactly why europeans couldn't draw up a deal in Copenhagen ...there were simply too many "Leaders"
  • dz_online 5y

    Take the zeros from G20 and you get a G2 (US & China) !!!
  • Scott 5y

    Terrific capture of so many great leaders!

    Flickr Star
  • jdog1063 5y

    And then I read where Karl Marx said . . .
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