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Ignored In Obama Speech: Shift From Bush On Muslim Charities

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

I credit Spencer Ackerman for being the guy who got me looking for the many ways President Barack Obama applies counterinsurgency strategy to policy a...

The View of Obama from the Heart of the Arab (Comedy) World

Dean Obeidallah | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Dean Obeidallah

If someone threw a shoe, I have no doubt that Obama would have dodged it in a graceful slow-motion style like Neo from The Matrix and he wouldn't have even missed a word from his speech while doing it.

Liz Cheney: Obama Wants To Hold Hands With Terrorists

The Plum Line | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

That's not really an exaggeration! On an appearance on MSNBC just now, Liz Cheney appeared to say that Obama's speech in Cairo today showed that he wa...

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...

Why Obama's Speech in Cairo Matters -- and Why it Doesn't

Kamran Pasha | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Kamran Pasha

America will not advance our economic, educational and political stature. That is something only Muslims can and must do.

White House Slogan for Cairo Speech: New Beginning

Christina Bellantoni | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Christina Bellantoni

Aides told us reporters traveling with Obama that the speech tomorrow in Cairo will last between 40 and 45 minutes. They also announced an unprecedented social networking blitz to engage the Muslim world.

Arabs Greet Obama With Mix Of Hope, Skepticism (SLIDESHOW)

Huffington Post | Stuart Whatley | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

A driving question behind much of the anticipation for President Obama's Middle East trip is: how will he be received by the people? Naturally, the a...

Arabic Newspaper Headlines Divided On Obama (SLIDESHOW)

Huffington Post | Matthew Palevsky | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

President Obama is in Cairo, Egypt, to give his first speech in the Middle East on Thursday. One question has driven pre-speech debate: how will Obam...

Obama Finishes 'Very Candid' Speech To Middle East

AP/Huffington Post | MARK S. SMITH | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia -- In his latest push for an open dialogue with the Muslim world, President Barack Obama on Wednesday sought the counsel of King ...

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 Faces Almost Impossible Task: How to Please Everyone, All the Time

Mirette F. Mabrouk | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Mirette F. Mabrouk

When Obama takes the podium at Cairo University, he's going to need to convince his listeners that he knows what they want -- they just need to give him a little time to deliver.

Obama's Cairo Guestlist Includes Muslim Brotherhood, Egyptian Dissidents

McClatchy blog: Checkpoint Jerusalem | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

They are some of the most sought-after tickets in Cairo this week: Tickets for Obama's speech tomorrow at Cairo University....

Obama In Riyadh: Arabs Likely To Say No To More Concessions To Israel

nytimes.com | MICHAEL SLACKMAN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

CAIRO President Obama started his much anticipated Middle East tour on Wednesday in Saudi Arabia, where he is expected to press the Arab nations to o...

Obama Should Remember James Baker When In Cairo: Roger Cohen

nytimes.com | ROGER COHEN | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

NEW YORK -- I hope President Obama has been reading James Baker in preparation for his speech Thursday to the Muslim world. It was in the time of the ...

Cairo: Police Crack Down On Anti-Obama Demonstrators

arabist.net | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Police have cracked down on the protest planned by Kefaya activists this evening in Tahrir Sq, detaining a number of activists... ...

Obama Egypt Speech: Venue Choice Draws Fire

Omid Memarian | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Omid Memarian

Egypt has the least favorable approval rating compared to other Arab countries in the Middle East, which begs the question: is Egypt the right place to address the Muslim World?

EXCLUSIVE: Cairo Under Siege Ahead Of Obama's Speech

Huffington Post Contributor | Hossam el-Hamalawy | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Right before he took off from DC, on what the media has been depicting as some "odyssey," to address the Muslim World from Cairo, President Obama had ...

Obama's Mideast Trip: Follow It Live On Twitter

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Check out the Twitter module below to see the latest tweets from reporters traveling with President Obama on his Mideast trip, who have been using the...

Obama's Cairo Speech: Receive It As A Text Message

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

The Obama administration is offering a service to enable people to receive parts of the president's speech in Cairo as a text message on their cell ph...

Obama Egypt Speech: HuffPost Bloggers Weigh In With Advice And Predictions (UPDATED)

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Reviews and reactions around the world to President Obama's Cairo University speech vary from being laudatory to disappointed to downright caustic, de...

Obama To Kick Off Mideast Trip

The Huffington Post | Cara Parks | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

* Scroll down for a slideshow President Obama leaves tonight for his third major international trip, stopping first in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, a recent...

In the Middle East, Actions Speak Louder Than Words

Faisal Ghori | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Faisal Ghori

No one in the Middle East, except for the government controlled media, is anticipating President Obama's speech in Cairo.

"Natural Growth": Netanyahu's Road Map to a Mid East Roadblock

Amb. Marc Ginsberg | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Amb. Marc Ginsberg

Unlike his predecessors, Obama appears no longer willing to engage in the vexing winking and nodding that has characterized American attitudes to Israeli settlement growth in the past.

Egyptians' Excitement for Obama's Speech Conceals Mistrust

Annelle Sheline | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Annelle Sheline

While some American pundits anticipate this address to the Muslim world as the symbolic 'book-end' to Bush's 'Axis of Evil' speech, Egyptians remain skeptical.