Peretz: What Obama's Cairo Speech Got Wrong About the World

by Benjamin Domenech on 6:22 am June 15, 2009

Martin Peretz asserts: “real history is the telling and interpretation of actual happenings. It is specific, concrete, particular; it eats analogies and commonalities for breakfast; and it requires what used to be called knowledge–correct facts and warranted interpretations of them.” He argues President Obama had little of any of this in Cairo.

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