Thursday, July 24, 2008

What Obama missed in the Middle East

Obama missed the opportunity to visit Palestinian refugee camps, schools and even shopping malls to witness first-hand the devastation caused by the Israeli army and settlers, or to see how Palestinians cope under what many call "apartheid". This year alone, almost 500 Palestinians, including over 70 children, have been killed by the Israeli armyBlogging directly from after reading the Guardian's essay by Palestinian Ali Abunimah, I am kind of Obama Supporter but truth is truth and I could not agree more with Mr. Abunimah

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  1. Does it really surprise you?

  2. No My dear Arabista,it does not but I put some hopes due to his interview to CNN that he would act more wisely in his visit to the Middle East

  3. All he really cares about is catering to the American Jewish lobby, so why would he visit any refugee camps. He will be no different from any other president before him.

    Only Palestinians can liberate themselves from the hell they are in. The Palestinians abroad should be helping their brothers and sisters still in Palestine. There are many that are very wealthy.

  4. @anonymous, he has to cater for the Jews in America because of their lobby ,truth always hurts
    I agree about the Palestinians ,they are the one who can liberate themselves if they unite


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