US President Barack Obama’s Cairo speech was a historic event in many aspects. First of all it was remarkable that a Western leader felt legitimized to talk about Islamic truths, as if he were a Muslim theologian. Secondly, he approached the Israeli-Palestinian conflict even-handedly, as if the Jewish right to Israel and the Arab resistance to it have the same moral weight.
U.S. army chief: Iran strike would be ‘very destabilizing’
A military strike to thwart Iran’s nuclear weapons capability remains on the table but could have grave consequences and would…
08 Jul 2009