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'With military and political help from Saudi Arabia and Israel,' writes Parry, 'the nightmare scenario of an Al-Qaeda and/or Islamic State victory in Syria may be coming true, as the army of the more secular Syrian government retreats and as President Obama seems frozen by indecision.' Views
Syria’s Nightmarish Narrative
The Saudi-Israeli alliance , in league with other hard-line Sunni countries, is helping Al-Qaeda affiliates advance toward gaining either victory or at least safe havens in Syria and Yemen, highlighting unresolved contradictions in President Barack Obama’s policies in the Middle East. Fueled by a...
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President Obama and King Salman Arabia stand at attention during the U.S. national anthem on Jan. 27, 2015, at the start of Obama’s State Visit to Saudi Arabia. ( Photo: Pete Souza/White House). News
Obama Acts Fast on Mideast, but Substance Familiar
CAIRO - President Barack Obama has taken the Middle East by surprise with the speed of his diplomacy but his first statement on the conflict between Arabs and Israelis was strikingly similar to old U.S. policies. Arab leaders in the meantime are jumping in with their own proposals in the hope of...
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