June 13, 2014

The Sunni-Shiite Conflict Explodes

David Brooks, New York Times

The Associated Press

We now have two administrations in a row that committed their worst foreign policy blunders in Iraq. By withdrawing too quickly from Iraq, by failing to build on the surge, the Obama administration has made some similar mistakes made during the early administration of George W. Bush, except in reverse. The dangers of American underreach have been lavishly and horrifically displayed.

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TAGGED: Nouri Al-Maliki, Barack Obama, Middle East, Iraq, Shiite, Sunni

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