Headline of the Day: Our Mideast Allies Suck

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Here’s my favorite headline of the day:

Inept Allies in Mideast

Emma Ashford so perfectly channels my view of our putative allies in the Mideast that I won’t even pretend to objectivity here. I like her piece for no better reason than the fact that I agree with nearly every word of it.

This doesn’t get President Obama off the hook for mistakes he’s made, and it doesn’t necessarily mean the US has a better strategy available to it. The world is what it is. Still, more people should understand just what we’re up against in the region. The answer is: just about everything.

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