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WASHINGTON : Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak hailed Tuesday US President Barack Obama's keynote speech in Cairo in June, saying the address had allayed the concerns of the Islamic world about US intentions.

"He came to give his address, it was a very strong address and it removed all doubts about the United States and the Muslim world," Mubarak said after meeting Obama at a White House summit.

"The importance of the Cairo visit was very appreciated by the Muslim Islamic world because the Islamic world had thoughts that the US was against Islam... But his great, fantastic address there has removed all those doubts."

Obama has made relaunching the Middle East peace process a top priority, pledging a "new beginning" for Islam and the United States in his landmark speech to the world's Muslims in Cairo.

http://www.channelnewsasia.com/stories/afp_world/view/449655/1/.html

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sweet-a-kins

Asked by sweet-a-kins at 4:25 PM on Aug. 18, 2009 in Politics & Current Events

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  • Obama has made relaunching the Middle East peace process a top priority, pledging a "new beginning" for Islam and the United States in his landmark speech to the world's Muslims in Cairo.

    He has also bluntly called for Israel to halt settlement activity while urging Arabs to move closer to making peace with Israel.

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    sweet-a-kins

    Answer by sweet-a-kins at 4:25 PM on Aug. 18, 2009

  • What do you think causes this kind of , I don't know, "clump-think"?

    People do a lot of violent bombing and other huge crimes, they declare that they are doing it to fulfill Muslim beliefs, so their victims and the gov'ts responsible for protecting their citizens from more attacks blame their extremist groups for the attacks. Reasonable, right?

    If a sect of Christianity behaved like this, they would be blamed, too. But why can't the media keep it accurate? It's not so hard to announce the actions of the Ku Klux Klan as clearly separate from all other Christian denominations. ... What agenda are they serving by lumping everything together and calling it Islam? Are they AIMING to whip up enmity - especially the media in the Middle East?

    A "new beginning" would not be needed if the media was responsible and conscientious.
    waldorfmom

    Answer by waldorfmom at 4:42 PM on Aug. 18, 2009

  • To add to waldorfmom's train of thought...

    Or the actions of the Westboro Baptist Church. Most Christians would be outraged if they were lumped together with people like that...
    Cavalrybaby02

    Answer by Cavalrybaby02 at 5:43 PM on Aug. 18, 2009

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