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President Obama's Interview On Al Arabiya

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President Obama's Interview On Al Arabiya

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President Obama's Interview On Al Arabiya

President Obama's Interview On Al Arabiya

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President Barack Obama has made clear his intention to reach out to the Muslim world. He gave his first televised interview as president to the Arab satellite network, Al Arabiya. Obama's conversation with journalist Hisham Melhem aired Tuesday.

Guests:

Shibley Telhami, Anwar Sadat Professor for Peace and Development at the University of Maryland, and senior fellow at the Brookings Institution

Bradley Blakeman, member of the George W. Bush administration and republican strategist