Mike here – I edit The World Today at weekends and this is my first time on the blog – hello! Have a look at this great article by novelist Susan Hill about silence. She thinks we’re afraid of it. Are you? Continue reading ‘The Sound of Silence’
Archive for June 4th, 2009
There’s full coverage with video clips here, excellent detailed analysis here, the WHYS live blog as it happened here and the transcript here. Now President Obama’s said his piece, it’s your turn. Give us your reaction, and put your phone number if you want to come on air (we won’t publish the number.)
The full transcript of the speech delivered by President Barack Obama at Cairo University Continue reading ‘Obama speech: The full transcript’
I’ve been live blogging pres Obama’s speech. It’s all done now, but we’re hear all day to receive your assessment of what he had to say. Here’s the live blog as it happened. Continue reading ‘Obama speech live blog’
President Obama will be giving a ‘landmark’ speech in Cairo today and we plan to do a live blog while he’s speaking.
We’ll talk about what Obama is saying, and post what our BBC reporters make of it. Of course we want to know what you think, so post your comments here, email email@example.com, or text +44 77 86 20 60 80 and we’ll include those too.
What is Obama really trying to achieve? A US image make-over? To heal the rift with the muslim world? Or to tell us his plans for Israel / Palestine? Do you believe him and can he do it?
Bernard Finel thinks he can’t smooth things over. This blogger thinks he is being unfair to Israel. And this view says anti-american feeling is caused by US support for Arab dictators not their support for Israel.