Has Barack Obama become George W. Bush on foreign policy? If the President doesn't catch a break on Libya, he may well be on a glide path to regime change.
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If the debate in Washington over the Iraq War had made for strange political bedfellows, during the current discourse over the Egypt crisis, the bedfellows are looking really weird.
The government of Egypt appears to be on the brink. We could be witnessing the most important moment in Arab political history in our lifetimes.
In short, Turkey is not as threatening as its detractors warn nor as powerful as many Turks and their new fans believe.
That the Obama Doctrine and the foreign policy that the president has been pursuing are closer in terms of substance and approach to those advanced by Bush I and Clinton may sound like very good news.
President Obama's strength is that he does not need to engage in the abrasive and divisive rhetoric of the Bush administration to get the attention of the region's autocratic governments.
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