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Islam and the West: Reaching Intercultural Understanding

(516) Comments | Posted November 10, 2010 | 11:13 PM

The signatories below and I welcome the many initiatives that are underway among governments, in civil society, and within the religious community to expand areas of cooperation between the Muslim community and other actors. President Obama's trip to Indonesia this week is an important example of the high-level attention that...

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One Hundred Days

(127) Comments | Posted April 29, 2009 | 8:33 AM

Today is President Obama's 100th day in office. Despite the flood of commentary this anniversary invites, the number means little because the world moves according to its own dynamic, unwedded to any calendar.

We should not forget that, although every new American president inherits headaches, President Obama inherited the...

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Looking Back with Pride, Looking Forward with Hope

(94) Comments | Posted November 11, 2008 | 8:12 AM

Sixty years ago today, a ship carrying my family sailed around the Statue of Liberty into New York harbor. Having fled first Nazism then Communism, we had finally arrived in the United States. Aside from the birth dates of my children, it was the most important day of my life.

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Senator Biden's Night

(274) Comments | Posted October 2, 2008 | 10:53 PM

This was Senator Biden's night.

Given the challenges our nation now faces, we need a vice president who can be persuasive with foreign leaders, tough with congress, and relentless in his drive to serve the American people. Tonight, Joe Biden showed why he is the right person for that...

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A Breakthrough Night for Obama

(591) Comments | Posted September 26, 2008 | 11:02 PM

Tonight was a breakthrough for Senator Obama, who showed himself truly ready to be president. He responded knowledgeably, thoughtfully and confidently to the toughest questions on the economy, Iraq, and terror. Meanwhile, Senator McCain spent so much time attacking his opponent, he neglected to show how a McCain-Palin administration would...

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