Wednesday, January 7, 2009

Obama Silence 'Ends Hopes From U.S.'

By Adam Morrow and Khaled Moussa al-Omrani

"CAIRO, Jan 6 (IPS) - With the Israeli assault on the Gaza Strip now in its second week -- and as the Palestinian death toll approaches 600 -- U.S. president-elect Barack Obama has continued to remain silent. Obama's reticence, say Egyptian commentators, indicates that he will be no more even-handed on the issue of Palestine than preceding U.S. administrations......"

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