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    • Mark of Lewiston
    • 16.02.07 | 23:35 (IST)

    I think it's appropriate to withhold judgement until we see what his interviews with local press in Arab American communities say about his views. All politicians tend to skew their statements to their specific audiences. He may be more experienced than Abe Lincoln and have JFK's charisma, but he does lack military experience, like Bush and Clinton. Also, since almost every American President manages to overthrow some foreign government (through coup, invasion or war), it would be nice to know what his criteria are for directly intervening in other countries' affairs will be.

    from the article: Sen. Obama: U.S. must support Israel's right to self defense
    First published 00:00 16.02.07 | Last updated 00:00 16.02.07
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