This year already, 19 individuals have been killed around the world because of their work as journalists. We need to recognize the essential role journalists play in keeping us informed and in protecting our freedoms.
It is a contradiction to mention Saudi Arabia and elections in the same sentence; however, no country in the Middle East, as of late, has been more invested in this democratic process than Saudi Arabia.
The true test of Obama's presidency will not only be the innovative statecraft of its regional diplomacy, but also his ability to mobilize a comprehensive initiative to lift the Arab world out of its economic and social poverty.
Lebanese citizens interviewed on Lebanon's Future TV News channel were mostly for Obama, while Iraqis were waiting for the election's results to determine their country's fate, according to an FTV report.