November 13, 2012
Obama Still Can't Help the Middle East
Aaron David Miller, Politico
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.
TAGGED: Palestinians, Palestine, Iran, Israel, United States, Middle East, Barack Obama