Search: Qatar,ISIS,Iran,Wahhabism (2 materials)

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

... Syria is currently the largest and deadliest. Here, as in other situations, we have a crisis in which we must be careful not to blame Obama too much but must also note the... ... military was much stronger and, unlike Qaddafi’s, had strong patrons in Russia and Iran who would complicate and increase the costs of any Western intervention and made... ... at some points in 2012 the CIA began helping U.S. allies Turkey, Saudi Arabia, and Qatar vet and identify rebels moderate enough to recommend them for military support...

03.08.2015

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

... though Joe Biden recently got in trouble for saying so, support for ISIS and other Islamic extremists and terrorists from very wealthy ... ... state-sponsored and ever-present-throughout-the-Gulf religious cult of Wahhabism/Salafism streams out of the Gulf like an oil spill, polluting ... ... to allow us to limit/lessen our relationship with Saudi Arabia, Qatar, and other Gulf countries financing violent extremists and ... ... world. 4.) There’s a good chance for a thaw/deal with Iran in the near future. More than any president since the Iranian ...

19.01.2015

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