Middle East Economic Survey


No 23


Political Comment (8 June 2009)

President Barack Obama has kicked off his campaign to repair America's relations with the Muslim world with a speech in Cairo laying out his vision of a Middle East at peace.

Obama In Cairo

President Barack Obama opened his address to the Muslim world from Cairo on 4 June by noting that "we meet at a time of tension between the US and Muslims around the world - tension rooted in historical forces that go beyond any...