Peace be upon Barack: Commentary on Obama’s speech to the Muslim World

The Real News, June 5, 2009

Pepe Escobar: Commentary on Obama’s speech to the Muslim World.

Fawzi: the speech was brilliant but now let’s see what happens on the ground

Israeli and Palestinian commentators, analysts, and politicians respond to Obama’s Cairo speech

Further resources:

Phyllis Bennis: Changing the Discourse: First Step toward Changing the Policy?

Robert Fisk: Most Arabs Know This Speech Will Make Little Difference

Robert Fisk: Police state is the wrong venue for Obama’s speech

Ali Abunimah: Obama in Cairo: A Bush in sheep’s clothing?

The Real News: Middle East reacts to Obama

Hamas Leader to Obama: Deeds, Not Words

AlJazeera: Frost over the World – Reaction to Obama’s speech

Obama Appeals to Muslim World for “New Beginning”

John Pilger: What Barack Obama didn’t say

Stephen Zunes: How Not to Support Democracy in Middle East


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