What Should the United States and its Allies Expect from the Middle East?
November 12, 2013
During the last year, the United States has lurched from crisis to crisis in the Middle East, including every state in North Africa. Sometimes the focus has been Egypt, sometimes Syria, and sometimes Iran. Iraq and Yemen have surfaced sporadically. Libya has become a garden of conspiracy theories blaming America for the country’s ills, and as for Tunisia and Bahrain, it remains unclear what U.S. policy efforts are intended to accomplish.