In Memoriam-US Importance In The Middle East Posted By: Yidwithlid 3/20/2012 12:14:16 PM The Lid, by Barry Rubin Original Article
Here’s your basic problem for 2012-2013: In the Middle East, the vultures are coming home to roost. Of course, the main cause of developments in the region is the long, failed legacy of radical Arab nationalism which is now being replaced by what we’ll be calling in 20 or 30 years the long failed legacy of revolutionary Islamism.
But the secondary cause is the mistaken policy of President Barack Obama. Let’s make a list.