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March 29, 2011

The Obama Doctrine

Robert Dreyfuss's take on the implications of Obama's speech last night, and the direction our foreign policy is takig in the region.

The 'Obama Doctrine,' Libya and Iran

Does Libya set a precedent? If a revolt breaks out again in Iran, and the regime cracks down with brutal force, will the United States support a Libya-style response? The New York Times, in its coverage of Libya, is already talking about imposing a no-fly zone against Syria. Is there an "Obama Doctrine" emerging? ...It looks like it. And, unfortunately, it seems focused on the idea of humanitarian interventionism, with some add-ons and codicils, that make it broader than that...

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