Saturday, June 4, 2011

United States - Obama prepared to speak on the Arab Spring

"Six months after the beginning of the Arab spring, the president of the United States, Barack Obama, still looking for how to bridge the historic transformations underway in the region and the stalled Israeli-Palestinian remained stalled. L opportunity now presents itself for him to redefine the debate.

On Thursday 19 May, he will deliver a speech on the Middle East at the State Department, "New York Times rapporteThe. The exercise proved very dangerous. The White House does not seem likely to revive the stalled Israeli-Palestinian conflict, says New York daily. Especially that the Arab Spring has exacerbated the tension between the two camps.

The President should, however, broke his silence regarding the repression against demonstrators that the authorities engaged in Syria, Yemen and Bahrain. "This speech will mark a week in which the Middle East takes center stage in Washington. On Tuesday [17 May], the president met with Jordan's King Abdullah II.

Friday [May 20], it will interview with the Israeli Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu. On Sunday, Obama will deliver another speech, this time before a major pro-Israel lobbies in the United States, the American Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC). "

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