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PHOTOS: Behind The Scenes On Obama's Asia Tour

Posted 05.25.2011 | World

President Obama returned to the U.S. Sunday after a 10 day tour of Asia that took him through India, Indonesia, South Korea and Japan. From the region...

PHOTOS: Obama Visits Indonesia's Largest Mosque

Posted 05.25.2011 | World

President Barack Obama visited Indonesia's largest mosque during his trip to the world's largest majority Muslim nation, reports the AP. The visit to ...

Obama the Pedagogue Versus Sarkozy the Demagogue?

Dominique Moisi | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Dominique Moisi

In politics, you can chose to be a pedagogue or a demagogue. In the past few weeks, the American and French presidents have represented near perfect illustrations of these two models.

Park51: Time to Move Beyond a Non-Issue

Saad Khan | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Saad Khan

While Americans are embroiled in the debate whether to uphold civil liberties or follow emotional sensitivities, the world is awaiting the final verdict on Park 51.

Obama's Mosque at Ground Zero

Ken Blackwell | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Ken Blackwell

What we see in this administration is the most selective defense of religious liberty in our history. Only Muslims' religious liberty is being protected. Only their beliefs are respected by President Obama.

Obama Does New York No Favors

Dan Collins | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Dan Collins

People who don't know New York City often make the mistake of assuming that because we're so wildly diverse, we're wildly tolerant. Add Barack Obama to the list.

Sam Stein

White House Pushes Back On Report That Rahm Was Skeptical Of Obama's Mosque Endorsement

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The White House is pushing back against reports that the president's closest confidants, namely Chief of Staff Rahm Emanuel, were skeptical of Obama's...

Reflections on President Obama's Remarks Supporting the Islamic Cultural Center in Lower Manhattan

Rabbi Irwin Kula | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Rabbi Irwin Kula

As an eighth-generation rabbi whose father came to this country in 1938 to escape religious persecution, I applaud and am inspired by President Obama's remarks in support of the Islamic cultural center in Lower Manhattan.

Sam Stein

Reid: Mosque Should Be Built Someplace Else

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

President Barack Obama's endorsement of the "Ground Zero mosque" during a speech on Friday night spurred some hope among supporters that a forceful ca...

Sam Stein

N.Y. Congressman Accuses Obama Of 'Trying To Have It Both Ways' On Ground Zero Mosque

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

President Obama's clarification on Saturday of his endorsement of the Ground Zero mosque (the president stressed he had not been commenting on the "wi...

Obama Hosts Ramadan Dinner (PHOTOS)

The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion

On Friday (Aug. 13) President Barack Obama continued the annual tradition of holding an iftar dinner, the meal that breaks the dawn-to-dusk fast for M...

Fox Agrees With Obama's Defense Of Mosque: ‘He Has To Stand Up For Our Constitution'

Think Progress | Faiz Shakir | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Reacting to President Obama's forceful defense of Muslims' rights to build a new Islamic community center near Ground Zero, Rep. Peter King (R-NY) -- ...