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  • Obama's Middle East Policy In Tatters

    In the week following 9/11/12 something big happened: the collapse of the Cairo Doctrine, the centerpiece of President Barack Obama's foreign policy. It was to reset the very course of post-9/11 America, creating, after the (allegedly) brutal depredations of the Bush years, a profound rapprochement with the Islamic world.
  • Conflicts within Islam complicate US foreign policy

    PARIS -- The unforeseen consequences of American Middle Eastern policy since the Second World War are now making themselves apparent. In the beginning, American policy was to control the principal oil-producing Muslim states. Negotiations between Franklin...

    Doyle McManus: Middle East hopes and fears

    Doyle McManus: Middle East hopes and fears
    We may be the world's only remaining superpower, but we've been a secondary factor in the wave of change sweeping the Arab world. Tunisia held its revolution without American help, unless you count Facebook and Twitter. In Egypt, President Obama probably...

    Doyle McManus: Al Qaeda's very bad year

    Doyle McManus: Al Qaeda's very bad year
    Al Qaeda is having a very bad year. And from the terrorists' standpoint, the death of Osama bin Laden isn't even the worst of it. The biggest potential blow is the spread of democratic politics in the Arab world. If it succeeds, Al Qaeda will be...

    McManus: Mosque and state

    McManus: Mosque and state
    At a conference two years ago, I sat in on a meeting between U.S. officials and young Islamist politicians from Tunisia, Jordan and other countries in the Middle East. The Islamists wanted to know: Would the Americans allow them to run in free elections,...