The Presidential Daily Brief


  1. World Welcomes 2015, Hopes for Peace

    From the shores of Brazil’s Copacabana beach to the tiled roofs of Moscow’s Red Square, revelers bid farewell to 2014 with fireworks and flair. But some celebrations were also tinged with tragedy. A New Year’s stampede killed 36 in Shanghai, and Indonesia paid tribute to those lost on Flight QZ8501. Vladimir Putin reminded President Obama of their responsibility to maintain “international stability.” And in the wake of the Peshawar school massacre, Pakistanis — like many people throughout the world — prayed for a peaceful 2015.

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