Muslim anti-American violence complicates Obama campaign
Michael A. Memoli and Kathleen HennesseyCINCINNATI — With violent anti-American protests stretching into a second week, President Obama's reelection campaign is treading cautiously, mindful that the turmoil abroad may still have an unpredictable effect at home.
Administration officials have said they are braced for sustained unrest across the Islamic world, and campaign aides said they were trying to hit the right tone on the campaign trail.
Obama campaigned in Ohio on Monday, staging two boisterous rallies in the all-important swing state, as anti-American rioters clashed with police in Karachi, Pakistan, and Kabul, Afghanistan. Despite the eruptions, there were signs the protests, spurred in part by an anti-Muslim film, were waning.
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"Muslim anti-American violence complicates Obama campaign", La Clé des Langues [en ligne], Lyon, ENS de LYON/DGESCO (ISSN 2107-7029), septembre 2012. Consulté le 09/12/2023. URL: https://cle.ens-lyon.fr/anglais/archives/archives-revue-de-presse/muslim-anti-american-violence-complicates-obama-campaign