In another signal to the Middle East that Obama may not be all the change he claims to be, the US president-elect has nominated an Israeli-American, Rahm Emanuel, as Chief of Staff.
Emanuel, an Orthodox Jew, was an Israeli Army volunteer during the first Gulf War, while his father Benjamin M. Emanuel was an active member in an underground terrorist cell before the 1948 partition.
For more information on Emanuel's terrorist origins, click here.
American imperialism disguised with a black face and a Muslim name won't bluff the Arab world.
I came across the following comment on SyriaComment. It reflects the wide cynicism felt by many Arabs towards Obama's election.
By Sami D,