Obama: We Must Tear Down New Walls

ImageToday in Berlin Barack Obama put a 21st Century vision to the theme of walls that must be torn down, "The fall of the Berlin Wall brought new hope. But that very closeness has given rise to new dangers - dangers that cannot be contained within the borders of a country or by the distance of an ocean.

Obama Takes a Strong Pro Israel Stand

ImageDuring a press availability in Sderot, Israel this morning Democratic presidential candidate Barack Obama, reiterated his strong support for Israel, "I bring to Sderot an unshakable commitment to Israel's security. The state of Israel faces determined enemies who seek its destruction. But it also has a friend and ally in the United States that will always stand by the people of Israel."

Bush, Obama, and the Brandenburg Gate

ImageThe report today that Barack Obama won't give a speech at the Brandenburg Gate next week in Germany, and instead will speak at Berlin's Victory Column lends credibility to the speculation last week that the Bush administration was pressuring German Chancellor Angela Merkel to block the speech at the Gate.