President Obama, in his ground breaking 2009 speech to a Middle Eastern audience, promoted the cause of democracy but he made it clear that “No system of government can or should be imposed by one nation by any other.”
This is admirable and so far this year there has been a growing and sustained hunger for these aspirations to take root across the Middle Eastern region.
President Obama was fast off the starting blocks this week when he officially launched his election bid. A 19 month campaign process will surely distract and divert the President from fulfilling so many of the promises he made not long ago.
Billions on Electioneering
Furthermore, how does a country that is so heavily in debt allow so much money, time and effort be spent on electoral campaigning? With Obama, as only one of several 2012 Presidential hopefuls, calling for a billion dollars with which to fuel his campaign, this American brand of democracy is not inspiring many onlookers here in the
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Image: President Obama, in his ground breaking 2009 speech to a Middle Eastern audience in