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Change in direction.

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Submitted by Hyman Peskin (Canada), Feb 3, 2009 at 21:12

The prior administration's record, as it pertains to the mid-east and relations with the Islamic world was a fairly dismal. The emphasis on the confrontational approach resulted in the alienation of friends and allies. Obama is attempting to institute a totally new policy and way of doing things. Please provide him with some time to make a difference, before pre-judging him.

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