August 25, 2014
Events Stoke Debate over Obama's Worldview
Zachary Goldfarb, Washington Post
The Associated Press
The week began with the breaking of the siege of Mount Sinjar in Iraq, thanks to U.S. bombing runs, and ended with the public beheading of American journalist James Foley in Syria and renewed Russian aggression in Ukraine. The juxtaposition of military success and public human failure has caused a sense of whiplash around President Obama’s foreign policy and further stoked the debate about his worldview.
TAGGED: Barack Obama, U.S. Foreign Policy, Russia, Ukraine, Syria, Iraq