Indonesia: President Obama Makes Inroads In The Pluralistic Democratic Muslim Nation

 

U.S. President Barack Obama (L) waves to reporters as he walks with his Indonesian counterpart Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono and U.S. first lady Michelle Obama,at Merdeka Palace in Jakarta November 9, 2010.REUTERS/Dita Alangkara/Pool

 President Obama met today with Indonesian President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono in Jakarta. The visit will include a state dinner given by the Indonesian president as well as discussions and meetings between the two leaders. Wednesday President Obama will speak at the University of Indonesia and speak to a majority of Muslims students. Read more about the presidents visit to Jakarta Here…

 U.S. President Barack Obama (L) and first lady Michelle Obama participate listen to their national anthem during a state dinner hosted by Indonesia’sPresident Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono at the State Palace-Istana Merdeka in Jakarta November 9, 2010.REUTERS/Jason Reed

 US First Lady Michelle Obama(L) tours the “Living Traditions Exhibition at Wisma Negara” with her host, Indonesian First Lady Ani Yudhoyono inJakarta, Indonesia. President Obama made a much-delayed return to his boyhood home of Indonesia Tuesday, seeking to engage Muslims and cement strategic relations on the second leg of his Asia tour.(AFP/POOL/Tim Sloan

 U.S. President Barack Obama (L) and first lady Michelle Obama drink a toast with Indonesia’s President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono during a state dinnerat the State Palace-Istana Merdeka in Jakarta, November 9, 2010.REUTERS/Jason Reed

 

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