Well, it seems Kissinger wasn't all that bad a guy after all. He isn't terribly pro-Arab or anything, not that we should expect him to be, but the point is he isn't terribly pro-Israeli either.
The problem with Barack Obama is thus the limit of his imagination, for the hope he has managed to generate in young and progressive Americans of all colours and creeds has now far surpassed his own limited courage.
If only U.S. President George W. Bush had mistaken the Middle East for Africa we might all be a lot happier and more secure.
Each time an American elections starts, the Arabic political mind raises the same question: Which is better? –The Democratic Party or the Republican? And which will support more or less the interests of the region?... However, a careful examination suggests that there are no radical differences between the positions [Read more]