Posts Tagged “Obama”

No Aloha for Obama in Hawaii where he was born

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No Aloha for Obama in Hawaii where he was born

President Obama was born in Hawaii, something that under other circumstances would be considered a big deal for any state in the union. But President Obama is African American — Black — and Hawaii is very conservative, the hub of the remnants of the old Pearl Harbor military heritage. And apparently they don’t think too much…

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أوباما لم يتخلّى عن الشرق الأوسط

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أوباما لم يتخلّى عن الشرق الأوسط

 أوباما لم يتخلّى عن الشرق الأوسط بقلم راي حنانيه Obama not abandoning the Middle East ألقى الرئيس باراك أوباما للمرّة السادسة الخطاب السنوي المعروف بحالة الاتحاد، يوم الثلاثاء الماضي، تاركا الكثيرين في العالم العربي يتساءلون عن مدى التزامه بالسلام في الشرق الأوسط. ففي نهاية المطاف، لم يتطرق إلا بشكل مقتضب إلى المواضيع خلال الخطاب المطوّل…

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Obama not abandoning the Middle East

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Obama not abandoning the Middle East

Obama not abandoning the Middle East By Ray Hanania Saudi Gazette Sunday Feb. 2, 2014/Creators Syndicate President Barack Obama delivered his 6th State of the Union address on Tuesday and many in the Arab world were left wondering about his commitment to Middle East peace. After all, he barely talked about the topic during his lengthy…

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Arab world’s failure to use strategic communications

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Arab world’s failure to use strategic communications Saudi Gazette Newspaper, Sunday, September 29, 2013 By RAY HANANIA Immediately after the terrorist attacks on America on September 11, 2001, the US government launched a communications strategy to change how people in the Arab world view Americans. It involved creating media in Arabic targeting mainstream Arabs and…

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Obama, Israel, Palestine and peace

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Obama, Israel, Palestine and peace

Obama, Israel, Palestine and peace Saudi Gazette  Sunday, March 24, 2013 By Ray Hanania ARABS and Jews are emotional people. We live on an emotional roller coaster that one day swings high on anger and on another day swings high on hope. Like many Palestinians, I’m not optimistic about peace and I have been very wary…

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Obama missing chance for peace by downplaying hope

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Obama missing chance for peace by downplaying hope

Obama missing chance for peace by downplaying hope Saudi Gazette Newspaper, Saturday, March 16, 2013 By Ray Hanania  President Barack Hussein Obama, the first president with an Arab name who some Americans think is a Muslim, will be traveling to the heart of the Middle East conflict this week. Hoping to ease relations with the Muslim…

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