President Obama Reaches Out to the Muslim world

Originally published at care2.com/causes/politics/blog

President Barack Obama’s recent speech, delivered in Cairo, Egypt and broadcast worldwide was historic, visionary and ingenious.
From its rhetorical highlight “America is not – and never will be – at war with Islam” to refashioning American policy on democracies abroad:  “we will welcome all elected, peaceful governments – provided they govern with respect for all their people,”  the speech was ambitious to the point of reasserting American international leadership.

President Barack Obama’s recent speech, delivered in Cairo, Egypt and broadcast worldwide was historic, visionary and ingenious.

From its rhetorical highlight “America is not – and never will be – at war with Islam” to refashioning American policy on democracies abroad:  “we will welcome all elected, peaceful governments – provided they govern with respect for all their people,”  the speech was ambitious to the point of reasserting American international leadership.  Full Story

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