Obama Arrives In The Holy Land: Israel

A supporter of US Democratic presidential candidate Senator Barack Obama (D-IL) stands outside his hotel in Jerusalem July 22, 2008.REUTERS/Jim Young US PRESIDENTIAL ELECTION CAMPAIGN 2008 (JERUSALEM)

It\’s late in the evening in Jerusalem and Obama will have a busy evening and day tomorrow as Obama meets with Israeli and Palestinian leaders.

Much more tomorrow…

Obama Lands in Israel, Speaks With Reporters

US Democratic Presidential candidate US Senator Barack Obama delivers brief remarks on the tarmac at Ben Gurion International Airport upon arrival in Tel Aviv. Obama stepped into the maelstrom of the Middle East on Tuesday, warning that the next US president could not just snap his fingers and make peace.(AFP/Paul J. Richards


Obama\’s Great Uncle who was a soldier in World War II and helped liberate Jewish prisoners at Buchenwald concentration camp…

Charles T. Payne, 83, a great uncle to Sen. Barack Obama, D-Ill., is seen during an interview with the Associated Press Tuesday, July 22, 2008, in his apartment in Chicago. Helping to liberate Ohrdruf, a subcamp of the Buchenwald concentration camp, in April 1945 was Payne\’s first close brush with history. He is enjoying his second brush as the great uncle of the Democratic presidential candidate, and said of his great nephew, \’He\’s truly an astounding young man and always has been.\’ Payne is the the brother of Obama\’s maternal grandmother.(AP Photo/Paul Beaty)


Video: Senator Obama in Amman, Jordan


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