August 28, 2012

On Syria, Everyone Waiting for Obama

Max Boot, Contentions

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The Obama administration’s “lead from behind” foreign policy is having the same impact in Syria this year as in Libya last year: It is providing an opening for France to usurp the traditional American role as the leading outside power in the Middle East. While the bodies pile up in Syria, President Obama limits his support to the Syrian opposition to the rhetorical realm–backed up by the dispatch of a couple dozen computers.

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TAGGED: France, Syria, Barack Obama


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