June 25, 2012

Is Obama to Blame for Arab Spring's Failures?

Jackson Diehl, Washington Post

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Obama's biggest failing in the Arab Spring is not that he chose the wrong side; it is that he has waffled back and forth. He has been consistently indecisive, irresolute and reluctant to act. As a result he has alienated both regimes and revolutionaries, and squandered U.S. leverage.

 

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TAGGED: Tunisia, Yemen, Bahrain, Egypt, Syria, Middle East, Arab Spring, United States, 2012, Barack Obama

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