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what are the foreign language skills as already publicly declared by Sen. Obama ?

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Submitted by Mike (United States), Mar 1, 2008 at 02:20

any applicant for a professional position is being asked about foreign language skills
on any standard application form, to check in : Language / SPEAKING v, READING v, WRITING v.
What do we know from the public domain documentation at the US Senate,
about language skills as already declared by Sen. Obama ?

Could one practice Islam (in childhood) without any knowledge of Arabic ?
Indonesian ?

My point is that foreign language skills are special and positive assets for national leaders. The only thing to be verified is the issue of their full prior disclosure. I could not see any bio stating such language facts.
And the article leaves this issue as open.

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