TITLE

FICKLE FRIENDS IN THE WAR ON TERROR

AUTHOR(S)
Tepperman, Jonathan
PUB. DATE
May 2009
SOURCE
Newsweek (Atlantic Edition);5/25/2009 (Atlantic Edition), Vol. 153 Issue 21, p8
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses factors affecting U.S. President Barack Obama's ability to work with allies in opposing terrorism. It cites Iraq Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki, a Shiite Muslim, who is said to be reluctant to provide security for Sunni Muslims in Iraq. Also cited are Israeli right-wing pressures on Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and lack of credibility for his negotiating opponent, the Palestinian Authority. The governments of Afghanistan and Pakistan are discussed as well.
ACCESSION #
40536672

 

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