Monday, April 2, 2018

Emile Nakhleh — Inauspicious Anniversaries and Lessons Unlearned

Sad story of American liberal interventionism putatively based on spreading freedom and democracy gone wrong in the Middle East, told by an insider. Is the US getting ready to repeat that mistake in Iran after Iraq has been generally admitted as a strategic blunder?

Inauspicious Anniversaries and Lessons Unlearned
Emile Nakhleh | Senior Intelligence Service officer and Director of the Political Islam Strategic Analysis Program at the Central Intelligence Agency, a member of the Council on Foreign Relations, and Research Professor and Director of the Global and National Security Policy Institute at the University of New Mexico

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Sunni-Shi'a rivalry.

FDD's Long War Journal
Hamza bin Laden warns of Shiite expansion in the Middle East
Thomas Joscelyn

See also

Tom Dispatch
Tomgram: William Hartung, Selling Arms as if There Were No Tomorrow
William Hartung | Director of the Arms and Security Project at the Center for International Policy, formerly Senior Research Fellow in the New America Foundation's American Strategy Program, and former director of the Arms Trade Resource Center at the World Policy Institute

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