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Grading Obama’s Middle East Strategy (Sensibly): Part II: Syria

... deadliest. Here, as in other situations, we have a crisis in which we must be careful not to blame Obama ... ... by their Arab brethren in the happier days of the Arab Spring in 2011. This was, generally, a struggle ... ... Qaddafi’s, had strong patrons in Russia and Iran who would complicate and increase the costs of ... ... began helping U.S. allies Turkey, Saudi Arabia, and Qatar vet and identify rebels moderate enough to recommend ... ... major Western governments (including that of the United States), Human Rights Watch, and later by the ...


In Time, Expect Big Changes in America's Middle East Relationships

... While an ostensible explanation for this would be the Arab Spring, in a larger sense, America is like a developmentally ... ... realize how much our money going into Saudi Arabia, Qatar, and other Gulf states comes back to haunt us: ... ... recently got in trouble for saying so, support for ISIS and other Islamic extremists and terrorists from ... ... ever-present-throughout-the-Gulf religious cult of Wahhabism/Salafism streams out of the Gulf like an ... ... There’s a good chance for a thaw/deal with Iran in the near future. More than any president ...


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