According to his national security aide “the president is very much looking forward to his visit“, which is “standard protocol” and will give Obama a chance to have a “bit of a check-in” with the Muslim world after his “much lauded” Egypt speech.
President Obama will also celebrate “Hero’s Day” commemorating “the Battle of Surabaya, in which Indonesian soldiers defeated British and Dutch troops to win the nation’s independence in 1945″.
But he won’t visit a Sikh temple in India because he’s afraid the headgear will make him look like a Muslim.
Okay Barack, if you say so.
(Politico) — President Barack Obama will visit one of the world’s largest mosques when he makes good on a long-delayed promise to visit Indonesia, the island nation where he lived briefly as a child.
The president will visit Istiqlal Mosque in Jakarta — the
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