Monday, August 29, 2016

Daniel Lazare — Obama’s Imperial Mideast Policy Unravels

President Obama’s Mideast policy is such a confusing mess that he is now supporting Turkey’s invasion of northern Syria although it’s primary target is not ISIS but another U.S. ally, the Kurds, explains Daniel Lazare.…
The more over-extended the U.S. empire grows, the less it is able to rein its client states in. It is not a recipe for a happy outcome.
Consortium News


Peter Pan said...

The world does not revolve around Obama. As for the Turks, they've aways been obsessed with the Kurds. They could go through a civil war as Syria as done, and it wouldn't deter them from continuing their repressive stupidity.

Jonf said...

It certainly appears the Empire's influence is waning. But we still got the MIC to keep the whole thing going. Endless war, what's not to like, eh?