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Hitchens on Obama's Israel Policy: 'Not Impressive'

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Hitchens on Obama's Israel Policy: 'Not Impressive'
Australian Broadcasting Corporation - Sydney Writers' Festival
A year and a half after Barack Obama's historic election, can we still believe in hope and change?In this lively session from the 2010 Sydney Writers Festival, three heavyweight America-watchers examine the unfolding legacy of the Obama administration.Why has the "President for Peace" pulled out of Iraq only to increase troops in Afghanistan? Banks have been bailed out, but what about the people? Has Obama failed to live up to the lofty promises of his campaign? Or, were the expectations of a nation keen for renewal simply too much, maybe impossible, to fulfill?

The panel includes journalist Anne Davies and writers Don Watson and Christopher Hitchens. The moderator is Geoffrey Garrett from the United States Studies Centre.

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