Obama To Speak In Egypt
The Muslims see socialist Barack Hussein Obama's offer of a new beginning an attempt to stem the growing influence of extremism, particularly in Iran, with its regional and nuclear ambitions, and to bolster moderate Muslim allies.
The Muslims say they want respect for Islam, a prescription for Palestinian statehood and assurances of a speedy US pullout from Iraq. Socialist Obama's soaring oratory skills (teleprompter) and Muslim roots have kindled hopes among Muslims.
Obama "has to walk the talk," said social activist Marina Mahathir, daughter of Malaysia's former prime minister, Mahathir Mohamad. Mohammed Wasel, a 20-year-old Egyptian said Obama will be judged by his actions, not his words more...