May 9, 2014

He's Made It Worse: Obama's Middle East

Abe Greenwald, Commentary Magazine

The Associated Press

What have we gotten in return for our more humble posture in the Middle East? The answer, as a case-by-case examination of the most important examples reveals, is this: a new age of great peril. Under Barack Obama’s leadership, in almost every square inch of the Middle East, the strategic position of the United States has decayed. And the region itself is far worse off than it was when he took office.

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TAGGED: Jordan, Lebanon, Iraq, Turkey, Syria, Libya, Egypt, Iran, Israel, U.S. Foreign Policy, United States, Middle East, Barack Obama


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