The president visits the city that bore some of World War II’s heaviest damage, as well as the death camp.
While they expect action, many warmed to words that bespoke a knowledge and appreciation of Islamic culture.
His Cairo speech asserted that a country should not impose its system of government upon another.
The president didn't announce any policy changes but sought to challenge his listeners' preconceptions about the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.
The giant’s revival will help cushion the blow of falling global output. But the Obama administration will need to take care in its dealings.