Power Rules: How Common Sense Can Rescue American Foreign Policy
by Leslie H. Gelb
Harper, 334 pp., $27.99
Barack Obama: “A New Beginning”
speech in Cairo, June 4, 2009.
Available at www.whitehouse.gov/the_press_office/Remarks-by-the-President-at-Cairo-University-6-04-09
Barack Obama in Cairo took a path that was different in tone, in implication, and in many particulars. Not since John F. Kennedy’s inaugural address has there been such a candid admission that the wrongs of a colonialism America has sometimes supported work against the ideals of American liberty.