President Barack Obama Archive

Barack Hussein Obama Elected President as Racial Barrier Falls – a moment of national catharsis: By ADAM NAGOURNEYPublished: New York Times, November 4, 2008 Barack Hussein Obama was elected the 44th president of the United States on Tuesday, sweeping away the last racial barrier in American politics with ease as the country chose him
American Muslims and Obama: According to an American survey, about 90 percent of American Muslims are expected to vote for Barack Obama on November 4. But strangely the Muslim organisation that carried out this survey doesn’t want the fact publicised widely because “it
New Pak effort against terrorism encouraging: US, Canadian dailies: WASHINGTON: A US and a Canadian daily found Pakistan’s new efforts against terrorism ‘encouraging’ and said US should respond accordingly. An editorial in the Honolulu Star-Bulletin noted that the anti-Taliban lashkars are poorly armed with aging rifles, while Taliban
Pakistan’s ex-spymaster outlines Taliban demands: General Hamid Gul (ex-ISI chief) is the ugly face of Al-Qaeda in Pakistan: Afghanistan: Hamid Gul outlines Taliban demands (AKI) The Taliban will agree to peace talks if they are recognised as a political force, if a date is set for the withdrawal of international forces, and if Taliban prisoners are released,
Talking to the Taliban: Implications for Pakistan: The talk in Afghanistan of sitting down with the Afghan Taliban and thrashing out a solution to the conflict is now overt. To nudge the initiative forward, the Governor of NWFP, Mr Owais Ghani, has reiterated his earlier stance