By Ted Belman
There is no chance of Obama reinvigorating the peace process any time soon. There are too many other ME problems to deal with.
Obama is pulling US troops out of Iraq this year and can no longer influence events there. Iran is moving in. He is also slated to draw down troops in Afghanistan this year signaling another lost cause. Hezbollah is set to take over Lebanon in the face of Obama’s impotent threats. Violent Clashes Mark Protests Against Mubarak’s Rule as he nears the end of his life. gets ready to leave the world stage.
Obama doesn’t know whether to support the people or the dictators. He has absolutely no strategy. The US is losing control of the Middle East.
The NYT says Region’s Unrest Scrambles U.S. Foreign Policy. And how.
But the NYT still has hopes for the peace process in reviewing the Palestinian Papers. Bonner reports optimistically. Documents Open a Door on Mideast Peace Talks. Yet all the experts I read say its just another Arab propaganda exercise and that the spin is at odds with reality.