Jun. 4th, 2009 | | |

In his speech in Cairo today, President Obama pledged "to seek a new beginning between the United States and Muslims". He expressed a goal to improve relations with the Muslim world with a relationship "based upon mutual interest and mutual respect". Obama also discussed seven "sources of tension", including violent extremism, the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, freedom of religion, and women's rights. Larry Mantle and guests analyze President Obama's speech and hear listener's reactions.

Hussein Ibish, Senior Fellow at the American Task Force on Palestine

Ambassador Akbar Ahmed, Chair of Islamic Studies at American University

Salam S. Al-Maryati, Director & Co-founder at the Muslim Public Affairs Council in Los Angeles

Jacob Dayan, Consul General of Israel in Los Angeles


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