We cannot look forward to that aim because we know the nature of American institutions, and how decisions are made there. We only want him to be neutral. We do not want Obama to side with the other camp and wage wars against us based on purely racist ideological principles.
The fight against climate change, disregarded and even looked down on under Bush's administration, has now been adopted as a guide of action in several directions.
Stability in the Middle East without the active support of the Saudis and the United States is not only highly improbable, it’s unthinkable.
The escalation in Gaza has taught Jerusalem one thing: isolated attempts to reach an understanding with the Palestinian leadership will fail. In order to reach relative [Read more]
The U.S.’s new president Barack Obama has taken office and his economic stimulus plan was already announced on January 15th. But, what kind of influence will this plan have on U.S.-China economic and trade relations? Will it intensify trade protectionism against China?
To answer this kind of question, we have to [Read more]
This awakens cautious hope ... that the new President is setting a tone in Middle East policy previously not heard from Washington.
Barack Hussein Obama was elected to the presidency of the United States, the throne of the world’s sole power, despite being regarded by many Americans, Europeans and Asians, as a black man of African origins. This made the hearts of George W. Bush’s followers, agents and “tails” in the Middle East, especially [Read more]
A beard and a stovepipe hat could hardly have made it plainer. Barack Obama now occupies a unique place in American history, but his ascension to the presidency was carefully modelled on a giant from its past, Abraham Lincoln. The 44th U.S. President retraced the 16th’s train journey from Philadelphia to Washington, [Read more]
If a U.S. president is willing and courageous enough, he can tell Israel: Enough is enough. It’s time to behave.