September 12, 2012
Elongated Thoughts: How can Romney be president if he doesn't understand when to be quiet?
by Erin E. Evans onJanuary 30, 2011
"We have a key demand: for the regime to step down and begin a new era," ElBaradei said.
by Nsenga Burton onJanuary 28, 2011
In an unprecedented move, virtually all internet access in Egypt has been cut off as the government struggles to gain control of street protests.
by David Swerdlick onJune 9, 2009
In Cairo, President Obama declared that Islam and America are compatible. He took aim at violent extremists. But he wasn’t as clear about bridging the gap between Israelis and Arabs.
June 5, 2009
With a simple "assalaamu alaykum," President Obama set a tone for the United States in dealing with the Muslim world...
June 4, 2009
Barack Hussein Obama, opened his much-anticipated speech to Muslims world-wide with greetings of gratitude and peace -- "Shukran" and “As-Salaam-Alaikum."
June 4, 2009
President Barack Obama's major speech in Cairo, Egypt lived up to the hype; not that, as the president said at the city's Al-Azhar University, "a single speech can eradicate years of mistrust," but that Obama is uniquely comfortable speaking plainly in the most uncomfortable of situations. And here—in a Muslim country not yet fully democratic, before an audience of skeptical, but cosmopolitan Egyptians and a noisome public at home—was an uncomfortable situation....
by David Swerdlick onJune 3, 2009
President Barack Obama visits the cradle of civilization to deliver a new-school public address aimed at changing the tone in relations between the Middle East and the West. Look for him to put something new on the bargaining table: respect.
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