Latest posts by Solana Larsen from February, 2008
When American President George W. Bush arrived in Israel in January, English speaking Israeli bloggers had primarily two concerns: Complaints about the short-term discomfort that high security would cause Jerusalemites in their daily routines, and concern about rockets launched from Lebanon and ongoing attacks from Gaza hailing Bush's visit.
Several Iranian bloggers discussed the victory of U.S. presidential candidate Barack Obama in Iowa. It was the first nominating contest of the 2008 presidential election. Some rejoiced in Obamaâ€™s victory, while others evaluated what impact "Obama as President" would have on Iranian political life.