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The Rise and Fall of the Biden-Obama Policy on Iraq

June 14, 2014 by

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Within 96 hours the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) or the Islamic State of Iraq and the Sahel (ISIS) or the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria, depending on who you are talking to, went from being an active player in Syria and controlling Fallujah and Ramadi to taking over Mosul, Tikrit […]

When Presidents Get Idealistic in the Middle East

January 30, 2011 by

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George W. Bush’s speeches during his primary run and then as the nominee show us a man very focused on domestic issues. When it comes to foreign policy some of his initiatives were to be ending the idea of nation building and getting out of Bosnia and Kosovo…why because President Clinton had US forces there […]

Changing Sides?

August 31, 2010 by

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Arabs and Israelis standing together against a common threat?!!Is it a possibility? * * * Recent events are moving quickly. Here’s a current assessment from the Asia Times Online:     The great chess game of the Middle East    Aug 28, 2010     it is hard to avoid the fact that despite all threats on the […]