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Saturday, October 16, 2010

The Hill on Bahrain

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Bahrain: America’s reliable partner. By S. Rob Sobhani
Speaking truth to Bahrain: A response to S. Rob Sobhani : By Sohrab Ahmari 

Check here for how the story was reported in the Bahraini daily, GDN.

Bahrain reforms push hailed
MANAMA: Bahrain’s political and economic reforms undertaken by His Majesty King Hamadreforms undertaken by His Majesty King Hamad were lauded by US newspaper The Hill. Caspian Energy Consulting president Dr Rob Sobhani hailed His Majesty’s pioneering role in an article, describing him as “a hero of political, religious and individual freedoms”. He praised the G8 for inviting His Majesty to the 2004 summit in recognition of his contributions. The widely read newspaper in Washington described Bahrain as a “leading country in economic reforms”, enjoying the “most open and liberal economy in the region”. Dr Sobhani urged US President Barack Obama to consider inviting His Majesty to the White House to highlight Bahrain’s important role and status. He also urged the US Congress to invite him to deliver a speech to its joint session, outlining his vision of democratic reform and religious tolerance in the region.

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