TITLE

LESSONS FROM OBAMA'S ALMOST-WAR

AUTHOR(S)
JUDIS, JOHN B.
PUB. DATE
October 2013
SOURCE
New Republic;10/7/2013, Vol. 244 Issue 16, p32
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article looks at U.S. foreign policy under President Barack Obama as of October 2013. Topics include Obama's attempt to draw support for a U.S. military strike in Syria in response to Syrian president Bashar Assad's use of chemical weapons, his failed efforts to promote an Israeli-Palestinian agreement during his first term in office, and his handling of the Afghan war. The author suggests that Obama's democratic idealism sometimes interferes with his political pragmatism.
ACCESSION #
90369015

 

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