[quote="beforewisdom"]That makes the most sense and it isn't necessarily a slam.
Maybe the non-American world sees things as having been in a situation of a leader having a hostile attitude towards them for the better part of a decade.
Then comes someone who gives off a strong impression of not being about that.
Whether or not that is enough for a Nobel Prize is another question.
This is what it looks like to me. Sad really.
Still Obama is doing a greatjob of the kind of "speak softly, have big stick" that used to be the trademark of American diplomacy wayyyyy back.