August 12, 2014

What if the U.S. Had a Mideast Strategy?

David Rothkopf, Foreign Policy

The Associated Press

Washington's lack of a plan to confront the spread of radical Islam -- from Africa to Iraq to China -- looms as an epoch-defining failure.

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TAGGED: Barack Obama, United States, U.S. Foreign Policy, ISIS, Terrorism, Iraq, Syria

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