Obama wants to promote Arab democrats
The U.S. wants to democratize the Middle East and help with the economic recovery of the region. In a speech Barack Obama on Thursday promised the Arab countries new loans and the forgiveness of debt. It is U.S. policy to promote reforms. The region is facing the “choice between hate and hope. ” He also tightened the line against Syria and freeze the accounts was of President Bashar al-Assad.
For the first time since the dawn of the “Arab Spring” Obama outlined a U.S. security policy for the entire region. This is necessary in view of the fundamental upheaval, he said. He compared the freedom struggle of the Arabs with the Americans against the British colonial power and the civil rights movement of blacks in the United States.
Obama praised in his speech at the U.S. State Department, especially the young people who were forced by peaceful mass demonstrations, the democratic upheavals in Tunisia and Egypt.