November 13, 2012

Obama Still Can't Help the Middle East

Aaron David Miller, Politico

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Barack Obama may be a newly energized second-term president, one of only 17 in U.S. history; yet risk aversion abroad rather than risk-readiness ought to be his watchword, particularly in the Middle East. Here, the challenges that confront him run from migraine headaches to root canals in a pain-filled, opportunity-less region calling out for smart management rather than bold solutions.

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TAGGED: Palestinians, Palestine, Iran, Israel, United States, Middle East, Barack Obama


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