African Journal of
Political Science and International Relations

  • Abbreviation: Afr. J. Pol. Sci. Int. Relat.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 1996-0832
  • DOI: 10.5897/AJPSIR
  • Start Year: 2007
  • Published Articles: 390

Full Length Research Paper

The riddle of Barack Obama: A psychoanalytic study

Avner Falk
  • Avner Falk
  • Jerusalem, Israel
  • Google Scholar


  •  Received: 09 December 2008
  •  Accepted: 01 September 2009
  •  Published: 31 December 2014

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