1.Obama's Middle East Head Spin
President Obama's ineffectual statement on Friday's massacre in Syria that killed up to 100 demonstrators is the latest act of a White House drama that began in 2009, starring a brilliant intellect who is nonetheless confounded by events. The Daily Beast's Christopher Dickey and John Barry on Obama's flailing foreign policy—which appears headed for unmitigated disaster. Said one longtime friend of Joint Chiefs of Staff Chairman Adm. Michael Mullen and Defense Secretary Robert Gates: "They think it [the Libyan operation] is just nuts. We are destroying our credibility with this situation, and there is really no answer to it."
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