August 26, 2014
U.S. Can't Retreat and Still Call the Shots
Max Boot, Commentary
The Associated Press
Want to know what happens when the U.S. retreats from a leadership role in the Middle East? This is what happens–Egypt and the United Arab Emirates together collaborate to stage air strikes against Islamist militias in Libya. And meanwhile Qatar, which is at odds with its fellow Persian Gulf sheikhdom, the UAE, has been funneling arms to the very Islamist militias that UAE’s air force is bombing.
TAGGED: United Arab Emirates, Egypt, Libya, Barack Obama