by Cal Thomas
One year ago this month, President Obama addressed the "Muslim world" from
National Public Radio recalled the
Mr. Aslan called the president's handling of the Israeli-Palestinian problem "disastrous," but that usually means the president has not succeeded in forcing
Ms. Soueif expressed the paranoia one often sees in that region of the world when she claimed, "there is no way that the U.S. administration now would really like to see a democratic Egypt because a democratic Egypt could not tow the line with regard to American policies concerning Israel and with regard to Israeli policies in the region." This depends on what one means by "democratic." Too often in that region, the first election can be the last election.
While this post-Cairo analysis was taking place,
Having sponsored a flotilla of boats containing activists with ties to known terrorist groups,
London's Daily Telegraph reported last week that British security services are concerned that a new generation of British extremists is being radicalized by Anwar al-Awlaki, the al-Qaida preacher born in America, but hiding in Yemen from which he has inspired the accused Ft. Hood shooter, the Christmas Day bomber and the Times Square bombers. British security is concerned that Awlaki's followers might unleash a wave of guerilla-style terrorist attacks, similar to the Mumbai massacre.
According to the New York Times, protests against construction of mosques have also occurred in
A year after the president's
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