Al-Ahram Weekly Online   4 - 10 February 2010
Issue No. 984
Published in Cairo by AL-AHRAM established in 1875

Al-Ahram Weekly, a year after US President Barack Obama took office, evaluates the possible changes in American policy towards the Arab and Muslim worlds. The conclusion is a mixed bag with some misgivings and a general disappointment in spite of the fact that there is still hope that the first American president of colour will champion the region's
Maybe next year...
Dina Ezzat takes stock of Obama's policies in the Middle East during his first year in office
Judging Obama
One year after the dramatic election victory that brought Barack Obama to the White House, how are Egyptians evaluating the US president's performance, asks Mohamed Abdel-Baky
Between hammer and anvil
While little has yet been achieved, it is perhaps too early in the day to judge the impact or potential of Barack Obama, writes Abdel-Moneim El-Mashat
See you later, Mr President!
President Obama has disappeared from the Middle East political scene. Like all other US presidents who did the same, he'll be pulled back in and not on his terms, writes Ezzedine Choukri Fishere

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