Dec 10, 2014

The Barbarians Within Our Gates - Hisham Melhem - POLITICO Magazine

With his decision to use force against the violent extremists of the Islamic State, President Obama is doing more than to knowingly enter a quagmire. He is doing more than play with the fates of two half-broken countries—Iraq and Syria—whose societies were gutted long before the Americans appeared on the horizon. Obama is stepping once...

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