Skip to comments.Over 2 years After President Obama’s Cairo Speech…
Posted on 08/21/2011 11:21:57 PM PDT by Starman417
Wasn't our standing in the world supposed to improve in the Age of Obama? Weren't we "hated" due to 8 years of oppressing Muslims under the evil, warmongering Bush Regime?
A recent Zogby analysis- Arab Attitudes, 2011- finds that President Obama's charm offensive Apology Tour, his bowing and bombing campaigns, his "support" for Libyan rebels and non-support for Iranian democracy, distancing and abandonment of traditional allies (Israel & Mubarak), his broken promise to close Gitmo, his perpetuation of Bush-era wars (and in some ways, expansion) in spite of the name-changes and the makeovers, have all resulted in a worsening of America's standing in the Arab world:
After improving with the election of Barack Obama in 2008, U.S. favorable ratings across the Arab world have plummeted. In most countries they are lower than at the end of the Bush Administration, and lower than Iran's favorable ratings (except in Saudi Arabia).
The continuing occupation of Palestinian lands and U.S. interference in the Arab world are held to be the greatest obstacles to peace and stability in the Middle East.
While many Arabs were hopeful that the election of Barack Obama would improve U.S.-Arab relations, that hope has evaporated. Today, President Obama's favorable ratings across the Arab World are 10% or less.
Obama's performance ratings are lowest on the two issues to which he has devoted the most energy: Palestine and engagement with the Muslim world.
The U.S. role in establishing a no-fly zone over Libya receives a positive rating only in Saudi Arabia and Lebanon, but, as an issue, it is the lowest priority.
(Excerpt) Read more at floppingaces.net...
Obama, the master of disaster.
I thought that Mubarek was in the hospital on his death bed.
Not that it matters.
Egypt can have Precedent Erkel Mugabe now....