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The Obama-Shaped Leadership Void

Ethan Casey | Posted 08.28.2011 | Politics
Ethan Casey

One of my purposes in this column is to help myself and my readers understand a rudderless country with a feckless president, a military caste with an...

Obama's Unique Opportunity To Redefine U.S.-Muslim World Relations

John L. Esposito | Posted 07.18.2011 | Politics
John L. Esposito

In some ways, the Arab Spring symbolizes the failure of both al Qaeda and America. Ironically, both were partially responsible/complicit in creating the conditions for Arab repression.

Obama's Star Fades In Muslim World

AP | CHRISTOPHER TORCHIA | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion

ISTANBUL — Euphoria swept the world after the election of President Obama, a symbol of hope and yearning for compromise after years of war and r...

Global Health Diplomacy and the Muslim World: How Haiti Will Heal Us

Qanta Ahmed, MD | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Qanta Ahmed, MD

Collaborative work is emblematic of the increasingly important field of global health diplomacy and the Muslim world has an enormous role to play in this new conversation.

Obama's Global Popularity: More Challenges Ahead

Wajahat Ali | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Wajahat Ali

Citizens worldwide need to look at Obama from a new perspective in which he does not wear a halo. Obama has delivered legislative success and our expectations of him should be grounded.

Dear America: Letter From a Muslim-American

Mohsin Mohi-Ud Din | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Mohsin Mohi-Ud Din

America, you are part of us and we are a part of you. The actions of a violent minority have for too long trumped the selfless and righteous actions of the moderate majority who do good in the name of Islam.

Taking Our Seat at the Table

Aram Khayatpour | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Aram Khayatpour

After having to deal with the idiotic thugs of the last 8 years who wielded military might as if they were overcompensating for their own insecurities, we now have a president who seems to get it.

The Obama Effect in Iran and Lebanon - Role Model Instead of Straw Man

Paul Brandeis Raushenbush | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Paul Brandeis Raushenbush

As the Vienna Philharmonic finished its annual outdoor program at the Schonbrunn Castle, the guest conductor Daniel Barenboim exclaimed to the 50,000 ...

Obama Speech Draws Strong Reactions From Egyptians, Arabs And Israelis

Huffington Post/AP | Stuart Whatley | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

UPDATE: Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's office has now issued a statement following Obama's Thursday speech. From Jerusalem Post: "The g...

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...

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 ...

'Muslim World' Label Should Be Discarded: Analysis

Foreign Policy | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Even before U.S. President Barack Obama utters a word of his long-anticipated June 4 address to "the Muslim world," there is already a problem with th...

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...

Tuberculosis In Muslim World: A Chance For Cooperation

Huffington Post Contributor | Dr. Frederick Hartman | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Hartman worked in Afghanistan from 1976 until the Soviet invasion in 1979; he returned in 2004, after the Taliban had been removed from power, and spe...

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...

Obama's Muslim Speech To Happen In Egypt Next Month

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama plans to deliver a speech in Egypt on U.S. relations with the Muslim world when he sets out on an overseas t...

Sam Stein

Obama's First 100 Days: 10 Achievements You Didn't Know About

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 04.29.2009 | Politics

Despite the anticipation that accompanies it, the marking of a president's first 100 days in office is a decidedly predictable affair. The White House...

Obama Still Planning Major Speech In Islamic Capital

The Huffington Post | Rachel Weiner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

In its report on President Obama's trip to Turkey, the New York Times notes that the speech in Ankara was not the major speech in an Islamic capital h...

An Open Letter to President Obama

Jason Pollock | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jason Pollock

You have forever changed what it means to be the President of the United States and I'm so grateful and happy for your existence.

100 Days: Muslim World Has High Hopes For Obama

AP | LEE KEATH | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

CAIRO, Egypt — Iran said Wednesday it is "ready for new approaches" from President Barack Obama as, across the Islamic world, countries cautious...

Obama Reveals Plans To Reach Out To Muslim World

Chicago Tribune | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Barack Obama says his presidency is an opportunity for the U.S. to renovate its relations with the Muslim world, starting the day of his inauguration ...