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Obama in Cairo: Don’t throw the Bush out with the bathwater

By James Crabtree  

But will he be for democracy?

Following on from his video address to the Islamic Republic of Iran, covered in our current edition by Christopher de Bellaigue, and a thoughtful interview with the BBC on Tuesday, President Obama continues his middle east charm offensive tomorrow with a much anticipated speech in Cairo. The remarks, and the four-day overseas trip, are part of a promise made during his election campaign, that the President would make a landmark address to all Muslims, in part to…

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