We have the power to make the world we seek

The text of President Obama’s speech today in Cairo: “I am honored to be in the timeless city of Cairo, and to be hosted by two remarkable institutions. For over a thousand years, Al-Azhar has stood as a beacon of Islamic learning, and for over a century, Cairo University has been a source of Egypt’sContinue reading “We have the power to make the world we seek”

Gazprom Russia

Do you know the name Gazprom? If not, you may be in years ahead. It’s the name of Russia’s natural gas monopoly. The Russian government seems increasingly clear about using Gazprom as its primary foreign relations carrot and stick. Will Russian President Dmitry Medvedev attempt to galvanize other gas producing nations into some anti-western lobbyingContinue reading “Gazprom Russia”