Obama UN speech: Middle East responds
President Barack Obama's speech to the United Nations General Assembly focused on the recent turmoil in the Middle East and made an effort to heal divisions. The speech, while most likely written to appeal to American voters, elicited strong reactions in the Middle East.
- Tweets from Cairo:
- — Yousef Othman (@yusufoz1)Tue, Sep 25 2012 07:39:37I love Obama more than any other U.S president because he supported democracy in my country.Any other republican wouldn't have done the same
- — Reem Abdellatif ريم (@Reem_Abdellatif)Tue, Sep 25 2012 07:42:11
- — Business Today Egypt (@btEgyptMag)Tue, Sep 25 2012 07:35:04'diverse society can quickly become a tool to .. suppress minorities' 'the strongest weapon against hate speech is understanding' -Obama @UN
- From Beirut:
- — Van Baptist (@Beirutbeats)Tue, Sep 25 2012 07:50:29nothing #Obama said I didnt know, d difference b/w me and him is that I knew these when Libyans were attacking the Consulate, he did not.
- From Damascus:
- From Amman:
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- Chenne Richardsonit brought me to tears....2012-09-25T20:56:34.720Z