The Internet as we know it didn’t exist in the days of the Civil Rights Movement or Dr. Martin Luther King Jr, but if it did, how would online activism and social media have affected his message?
The Center for Middle Eastern Studies at UC Berkeley sponsored a particularly timely conference this week: “Democracy Rising?” sought to address “the challenges of democracy transition and development in countries emerging from authoritarian regimes,” according to the event website.
In seeking to define President Obama as a foreign policy failure, sympathetic to Muslim protesters, Mitt Romney ignored the fact that Americans were killed and under threat overseas.
President Barack Obama needs to stay in Washington, D.C., suspend campaigning, and address the threats against Americans in the Middle East.
KCBS Technology Analyst Larry Magid looks at what is of interest to many in the Middle East at a technology conference in Qatar.