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IPFS News Link • WAR: About that War

The Syria crisis, graphic video of murder in the streets and Obama strategy

• The Political Commentator, Michael Haltman
Obama: Mubarak in Egypt must go, Gaddafi of Libya must go (although regime change is not our primary stated mission) and al-Assad of Syria should simply to stop the slaughter in the streets? In what appears to be Middle East policy by either the seat of the pants or according to some formula known only to him and his inner sanctum, President Obama seems to apply different regime metrics to the leaders/dictators of the Middle East. This methodology seemingly allows him to determine who should leave, who should step down and which country's popular uprisings for regime change should be supported and encouraged. In order to try and understand the Obama administration strategy in and around the Middle East consider some of the options...