November 29, 2010
Teetering Asian Dominoes Test Obama
Victor Kotsev, Asia Times
The ripples from the crisis between North and South Korea add to a tide of reverses that threatens to undermine Barack Obama's patient foreign policy. Signs that Israel could use the distant conflict to pressure acquiescence for a strike on Iran stand in line with events in Iraq, Afghanistan and Yemen to suggest the specter of "falling dominoes" haunting the American president.
TAGGED: Islamic Republic of Iran, Iraq, South Korea, Afghanistan, Yemen, Israel, Barack Obama, President