Possessing the second largest army in NATO, after the U.S., Turkey will be essential to maintaining stability in Iraq after American withdrawal. "We don't consider ourselves Christian, Jewish, Muslim," said Obama. "We consider ourselves a nation bound by a set of ideals and values."
Giuliani immediately pounced on the statement, proclaiming, "In the short time our president has been in the White House, surrounded by Ivy League educated academic elites, he has already forgotten we are a Christian nation."
Polling out today shows that although the vast majority back U.S. outreach to Muslim nations, nearly 3 in 10 consider Islam a religion encouraging violence against non-Muslims. Since the end of his presidential campaign, Rudy Giuliani has returned to Giuliani Partners LLC, a management and security consulting business.
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