Obama Reaches Out to Muslims on Indonesian Trip
Posted on Nov 9, 2010
Listen closely and you’ll hear the sound of Glenn Beck frothing at the mouth. What’s today’s reason? Well, on Tuesday, President Obama was in Indonesia(!), where he expressed the need to “build trust” with Muslim societies(!!) such as that of his host country, which he called home for several years when he was a child. —KA
President Barack Obama has admitted the US must do “a lot more work” to improve ties with the Muslim world, as he continues an Asian tour in Indonesia.
Mr Obama said his efforts had been “sustained” but accepted “mistrust” remained in the Islamic world.
He said the US would expand co-operation on economic issues, security and climate change with Indonesia, the world’s most populous Muslim nation.