TITLE

Obama's America Is Waffling and Timid

AUTHOR(S)
Zuckerman, Mortimer B.
PUB. DATE
June 2014
SOURCE
U.S. News Digital Weekly;6/20/2014, Vol. 6 Issue 25, p22
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
In the article, the author examines the performance of the U.S. as a global leader as of June 2014. He claims that the country has lost the trust of its allies and its enemies have no fear of its power anymore. He cites the betrayal of Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki, the assault by Syrian President Bashar al-Assad on the Syrian rebels, and the move by Democrats to distance themselves from U.S. President Barack Obama's foreign policies.
ACCESSION #
96718875

 

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