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Obama's Challenge to the Muslim World

Imam Feisal Abdul Rauf | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Imam Feisal Abdul Rauf

Muslims now have the leader of the most powerful nation on earth agreeing with them and seeking their help.

Israel: Obama's Speech Won't Change Our Settlement Policy

AP | STEVEN GUTKIN | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

JERUSALEM — Israel will not heed President Barack Obama's powerful appeal to halt all settlement activity on lands the Palestinians claim for a ...

Obama's Call to the Faithful

Deepak Chopra | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Deepak Chopra

As civilized as it was for Obama to extend a hand to the faithful, Muslims cannot have it both ways. They can't demand respect while using religion as a reactionary force.

Obama in Cairo: The Immutable Sapience of the Good Book(s)

Lionel | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

I laugh not at the concept and notion of religion or the Bible. I laugh at how anything is susceptible to misinterpretation and how the easily-swayed inspire the most dreadful of behaviors.

Obama Presents a Bold Vision for Change to Come

Wael Nawara | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Wael Nawara

Obama's speech may serve as the preamble of an informal collective contract in which each party, Arabs, Israelis and Americans must play its role and honor its commitments and obligations.

How Do You Say "Kumbaya" in Arabic?

Richard Z. Chesnoff | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Richard Z. Chesnoff

A few thoughts after the Cairo Address. I don't know about you, but I am increasingly weary of our national leader trying to win friends and influen...

Obama: Three Continents, One Day

Christina Bellantoni | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Christina Bellantoni

First published at   DRESDEN, GERMANY -- The whirlwind tour continues here Friday as President Obama sees Buchenwald concent...

The Jerry Maguire Approach to Foreign Policy

Carlos Watson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Carlos Watson

To curb the nuclear ambitions of Iran and North Korea, to stimulate a viable Israel-Palestine solution, he's going to have to pay. I'm talking cold hard cash.

Obama Quotes From The Quran As He Calls For New Muslim, US Relations

AP | JENNIFER LOVEN | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

CAIRO — Invoking the Quran and his rarely used middle name, Barack Hussein Obama declared Thursday that America has a common cause with Islam an...

Hamas Leader Reviews Obama Speech

Time | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

About an hour after Barack Obama's excellent Cairo speech, I met with Khaled Meshal, the leader of Hamas, at his office here to talk about the speech ...

Obama's Speech In Egypt: The Word Cloud

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Obama's speech to the so-called Muslim World, held today at Cairo University, is being talked about in cafes and living rooms across the world. The co...

Obama's Cairo Speech Is Nice, but Misses the Point

Allison Kilkenny | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Allison Kilkenny

President Obama's speech in Cairo focused on the themes of brotherhood and bridging the divide between the west and Muslim world.

"New Beginning" Speech Wins Over Crowd: "We Love You!" (VIDEO)

The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Members in the audience at Cairo University interrupted President Obama's speech at least three times to shout words of praise. Below is video of one ...

Bukra Enshalla Obama

Joe Peyronnin | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Joe Peyronnin

Iranian leadership took no chances that a "rock star" president offering a new beginning would fire up opposition. Iran has a national election coming up with important consequences for Ahmadinejad.

Conservatives Falsely Claim Obama Avoided Terror In Cairo Speech

Huffington Post | Susan Crile | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Reactions to President Obama's speech today at Cairo University have been overwhelmingly positive, but some conservative voices are griping that Obama...

Obama Tours Pyramids: "Five Guys Was Good, This Was Better" (VIDEO)

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

During his stay in Cairo, Egypt, where he gave his longest and arguably most anticipated speech yet, President Obama indulged in some tourism, visitin...

Israelis Divided Over Obama Speech

AP | STEVEN GUTKIN | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

JERUSALEM — Israel said it hoped President Barack Obama's speech to the Muslim world Thursday would help usher in a "new period of reconciliatio...

Obama Cairo Speech (VIDEO): Calls For New Beginning, Gets Standing Ovation

AP/Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Read the full transcript of the speech here, full video below... CAIRO - Quoting from the Quran for emphasis, President Barack Obama called for a "...

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Drudge Concerned Over Suspicious Mustache (And The Rest Of Your Scritti Politti) | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Seems like it was only yesterday that I, along with the rest of the world, were setting our hair on fire in panic at the news on the Drudge Report tha...

Obama's speech bridges the Abrahamic faiths

Greg Barrett | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Greg Barrett

Can you imagine President Bush delivering a speech to Muslims and quoting seamlessly from the Bible, the Quran and the Talmud? Any reconciliatory word...

"Holocaust" And The Road To Peace

Jeffrey Feldman | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Jeffrey Feldman

Listening to Obama's Cairo speech has made me wonder: has the "Holocaust"-- while essential to remember and to honor -- become a hurdle on the road to peace rather than a signpost?

OBAMA CAIRO SPEECH: President Invokes Quran In Key Points

CBS News | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Obama quoted the Holy Quran as commanding, "Be conscious of God and speak always the truth." He said he shared that conviction, as "rooted in my own e...

Let Women Wear the Hijab: The Emptiness of Obama's Cairo Speech

Peter Daou | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Peter Daou

I know many will gush over President Obama's Cairo speech and I'm likely swimming against the tide of the media and my fellow Democrats and progressives.

Cooperation and Conflict: Obama's Cairo Speech

Aaron Zelinsky | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Aaron Zelinsky

In Cairo, President Obama employed a variety of historical, liturgical, and political references to express America's hope for a new beginning with the Islamic world. Here are ten critical lines from the speech.

Obama and North Korea - Not too Much to Ask

Gotham Chopra | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Gotham Chopra

It's not good enough just to remedy the chronic relationship between Americans and Arabs.