9/06/2011

Radical in Chief: Foreign Connections

Obama Chandoo Sohale Siddiqi, from Karachi

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania – September 6 –

One of the first things that President Obama did. was to remove Churchill's bust. This was disrespect of, and an insult to, a long time ally of the United States. Are there more people in the United States, sympathetic to Britain and Israel, and Jews and Christians, than there are to Muslims and Egypt? Pakistan?

President Obama and his mother have ties to Pakistan.

It is quite clear that Ann Dunham, Obama’s mother, did indeed work and live in Pakistan as a consultant to the Asian Development Bank (ADB), working on a project in Gujranwalla

The mother of American Presidential hopeful, Barack Obama, Mrs. Ann Dunham lived in Pakistan for five years. During this time, Barack Obama also visited his mother and stayed for a few month(s). Mrs. Ann Dunham was hired as a consultant by the Asian Development Bank for Pakistan Agricultural Development Bank’s Gujranwalla Agricultural Development Program. This program began in 1987 and ended in 1992.

He was in Karachi in 1981 as a young student, returning from a visit to his mother in Indonesia. According to a New York Times report.

Senator Obama had a number of Pakistani friends during his college days, and it was that friendship that brought him to Pakistan.

As a freshman, he quickly became friends with Mohammed Hasan Chandoo and Wahid Hamid, two wealthy Pakistanis.

An Associated Press story on Obama’s college friends has more interesting snippets. Especially his relationship with Sohale Siddiqi, from Karachi, is fascinating. Source

Are the good times really over for good?

On a good day, when he figures out how to move a crowd of thousands of people very different from himself, it has something to do with having had a parent who gazed at different cultures the way other people study gems.
Read more: http://www.time.com/time/magazine/article/0,9171,1729685,00.html#ixzz1XDAxSG5v

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