, Volume 67, Number 1

David Motadel
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David Motadel is a Research Visiting Fellow at the History Department at Harvard and holds a doctoral fellowship at the German Historical Institute in Washington

When United States President Barack Obama came to office in January 2009, he set out his ambition for partnership between America and the Muslim world. His efforts may turn out to be just another episode in the long history of Washington's uneasy attempts to promote good US-Muslim relations.

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