August 18, 2014

Obama Makes Whole Mideast a Quagmire

Patrick Smith, The Fiscal Times


“Quagmire" is a term commonly associated with Vietnam, but we need to haul it out of storage. There is no other way to describe the mess the Obama administration has led us into in the Middle East.

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TAGGED: Middle East, John Kerry, Barack Obama


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