On NPR’s “Day to Day” dicussing Obama in the Arab World

July 11, 2008

On Friday, I appeared on NPR’s “Day to Day” program to discuss “Obama, Insha’allah?”

The New Republic, “Obama, Insha’allah?”

July 10, 2008

With Josie Delap

Think the whole world loves Barack? Arab opinion-makers don’t
“What are Thomas Friedman’s Arab equivalents, the opinion leaders of the Middle East, saying about Obama? A famously diverse group–ranging from idealistic reformers to moralizing Islamists–the Arab world’s pundits are almost unanimous in their skepticism of him, offering a sharp corrective to the narrative of a world united in its ardor for Obama