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Akbar Shahid Ahmed

Saudi King Salman May Visit Washington After All | Akbar Shahid Ahmed | Posted 05.15.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- King Salman bin Abdulaziz of Saudi Arabia, whose absence at the Obama administration's just-concluded summit with Sunni Arab leaders pro...

Sabrina Siddiqui

New Book Reveals Obama Encountered Prospect Of Missing Nuke In Pakistan | Sabrina Siddiqui | Posted 06.05.2012 | Politics

Within the first two years of his presidency, President Barack Obama encountered a host of unforeseen foreign policy problems including the prospect o...

Cairo: Part Deux

Amb. Marc Ginsberg | Posted 07.20.2011 | World
Amb. Marc Ginsberg

President Obama's address needlessly stepped on its own core message by opening yet another inopportune rift with the Israeli government on the eve of Benjamin Netanyahu's meeting with the president.

Obama's Middle East Cluelessness

Scott MacLeod | Posted 07.13.2011 | World
Scott MacLeod

Friday's announcement of George Mitchell's planned resignation as the U.S. mediator in the Arab-Israeli conflict appears to be yet another sign of the disarray in Obama's handling of the Middle East.

America's Partnerships With the Arab People

Raghida Dergham | Posted 06.17.2011 | World
Raghida Dergham

Clearly, this administration has opted to be populist, breaking away with traditional U.S. foreign policy, whose cornerstone was developing relations with governments. But words are not always coupled with deeds everywhere.

A New Chapter in the American-Arab Relationship

Raghida Dergham | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Raghida Dergham

It might be lucky for Obama that the Arab uprisings coincide with his second battle for the presidency -- if he makes good use of this opportunity. This requires blending aspirations and realities wisely, and with moral courage.

Arab Voices: What They Are Saying to Us and Why It Matters

David Nassar | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
David Nassar

The book is a mix of Jim's personal observations from more than 35 years of working on issues related to the Arab world and public opinion research conducted by Zogby International (ZI).

Core Messages for the U.S. and the Islamic World

Iman Bibars Ph.D. | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Iman Bibars Ph.D.

The Islamic world cannot wait for the U.S. to solve its problems, and must begin identifying and supporting entrepreneurs, particularly social innovators, in its own communities.

Winning Back Israel

Alon Ben-Meir | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Alon Ben-Meir

Obama must make it abundantly clear that his focus on the settlements is not arbitrary, but represents a critical point of departure if Israel is to ever to seek peace with the Palestinians.

Foxman: Obama Putting Too Much Weight On Solving Israeli-Palestinian Conflict

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Abraham Foxman, Director of the Anti-Defamation League (ADL), gives an account of his meeting this week with President Barack Obama and other Jewish g...

What Arabs Can Do to Support Peace

James Zogby | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
James Zogby

It is clear that the Obama Administration is making a real effort to press Israel to suspend all settlement construction -- using, at times, language not heard since the time of President Carter.

Obama Egypt Speech: Public Mood Depends On Cultural, Socioeconomic Status

Huffington Post Contributor | Noha Khattab | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

It's Wednesday afternoon, and I'm stuck in traffic on my way to an event at the American University in Cairo (AUC). While the drive from Zamalek to AU...

Obama Egypt Speech: Will Obama The Man Keep Up With Obama The Legend?

Huffington Post Contributors | Ayman Nour and Wael Nawara | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

By Huffington Post contributors Ayman Nour and Wael Nawara. Ayman Nour is Leader of El Ghad Liberal Party of Egypt and former member of the Parliame...

Arab World Hopeful About Obama: Poll

Jerusalem Post | BRENDA GAZZAR | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Just over half of the Arab respondents from six countries say they are "somewhat hopeful" or "very hopeful" regarding the Middle East policy of US Pre...

Obama Faces Daunting Task Winning Over Arab World | Caryle Murphy | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

RIYADH -- A Saudi friend recently asked me a difficult question. Norah Al Hassawi was lamenting the horrible televised scenes of bloodshed and human ...

Obama Plans Speech In Islamic Capital

New York Times | HELENE COOPER | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

WASHINGTON -- President-elect Barack Obama's aides say he is considering making a major foreign policy speech from an Islamic capital during his first...

Sam Stein

McCain's Last Ditch Effort: Tying Obama To Muslim World | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

John McCain's campaign is making what appears to be a final, full-throated effort to paint Barack Obama as a sympathizer with the Muslim world. In the...

International Bloggers: "Arab" Is America's New Political Weapon

Jillian York | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Jillian York

One second Obama is Arab, the next he's Muslim. These words are thrown around and serve as an insult. So basically, in the United States, instead of telling someone his mama is a whore, telling him that his mama is an Arab will now suffice.