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Middle East Policies

Americans Are War-Weary, But Washington Is Not

Jeff Faux | Posted 11.06.2013 | Politics
Jeff Faux

There are no obvious humanitarian or foreign policy benefits to justify the risk of sparking a region-wide conflagration. Moreover, Obama risks a major domestic backlash. The president and his foreign policy advisers know all this. So why are they willing to take such enormous risks?