TIME TO HEAL RIFTS AND FOR A NEW BEGINNING
"Partner the United States to narrow the divide between the Muslim world and the West…"
Written by : Tan Sri Mohamed Jawhar Hassan, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer ISIS Malaysia,which appeared in the New Straits Times, 20 June 2009
Executive Summary: President Barak Obama’s speeches at his inauguration in January, in Ankara in April and in Cairo earlier this month portend a sea change in US policy towards the Muslim world. Even if the speeches are thus far more aspiration than action, the changes they promise are profound after the extremes to which the United States went under President George W. Bush.