December 18, 2012

Obama AWOL from the Middle East

James Jay Carafano, The National Interest

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The Army term is AWOL: Absent Without Leave. Take off without permission from your commander and you’re AWOL. Today, mounting evidence suggests the president might be AWOL on Middle East policy—ignoring, without the permission of the American people, an area where the United States has vital interests. Looking at the president’s record the last few months, a pattern starts to emerge.

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TAGGED: al-Qaeda, Mali, Benghazi, Libya, Barack Obama, United States, Middle East


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