Isn't his " Lets get out at all costs " diplomacy creating the mess going on today in the mid east ! Much like pulling all cops out of L.A. would do ! And then only mayhem Rules.?
Have you seriously not yet learnt that we can't control countries where the population doesn't want us? It never works. The only moral thing to do is encourage a democratic process anything else is wrong.
The mideast has been a mess for decades. We are not going to change that. Bush made a bigger mess of it with two unfocused wars. The only solution is to get to the point where we don't need their oil and that will not happen as long as corporations control our country.
What "get out at all costs" diplomacy? He's an expansionist, if anything, and leaving them alone to at least have an election would be preferable to installing NATO's preferred Islamist dictator by force.
by Ashutosh Joshi 2 years ago
What's your opinion on this 'War on Terrorism' in the Middle East?
by nightwork4 7 years ago
would the western world be better off ignoring problems in the middle east?it seems to backfire when ever the west gets involved, should we just let them solve their own problems or keep trying to influence them?
by Ralph Deeds 6 years ago
Is Israel about to attack Iran? Many believe that a war in the Middle East is imminent.Netanyahu and Barak apparently believe that Israel has no choice to attack Iran's nuclear facilities. Former Mossad chief Meir Dagan disagrees. Here's a link to this week's NYTimes Sunday Magazine's front page...
by Marwan Asmar 7 years ago
Are the popular protests in the Middle East genuine, or is there a "foreign" hand involved in directing what is happening, as it is frequently claimed.
by nightwork4 6 years ago
Do you think the Middle East will ever be peacefull?is it a realistic idea that peace will ever occur for the middle east as a whole or is it always going to be a hot-bed for violence?
by Susan Reid 6 years ago
We've seen a lot of threads on the uprisings in Egypt and Libya that have spread throughout the Middle East/Asian Muslim population.There has been speculation: Is all this violence really about some schlocky, tasteless anti-Islam movie?Is it an indemnification of failed Obama administration...
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