June 10, 2012

From Peace Prize to Paralysis

Nicholas Kristof, New York Times

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When a government devours its own people, as in Syria or Sudan, there are never easy solutions. That helps explain President Obama’s dithering, for there are more problems in international relations than solutions, and well-meaning interventions can make a crisis worse.

Yet the president is taking prudence to the point of paralysis.

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TAGGED: Syria, Sudan, Africa, 2012, Barack Obama


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