Tue, 02 Jun 2009 13:49:08 +0000 – By Kirsten PowersNew York Post Columnist/FOX News Contributor
Because Obama's father was Muslim, Ahmed says he believes that the president "has an instinctive understanding of Muslim culture. He can . . . reach to the heart of the Muslim world like no other American president can."
What should Obama say?
Says Ahmed: "Obama has to get the message across that we are not your enemies. Tell them, 'America wants you to live in peace and dignity.' And stress a long-term commitment to the region."
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