The Obama Doctrine: Syria Vs. Libya Intervention

As the pressure grows on President Obama to take action in Syria, it's worth going back to re-read the March 2011 speech he gave explaining his intervention in Libya

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  • Worldview: It's time to take Trump at his word -
    George W. Bush's Iraq War and President Obama's intervention in Libya. ... So what is the Trump Doctrine that's ... bankruptcy in Ukraine and ...
    05/1/2016 - 3:06 pm | View Link
  • David Stockman: Anything Trumps Hillary -
    ... in Libya to the arming and aiding of jihadist radicals in Syria ... proponent of the insidious doctrine of ... that it was she who induced ...
    04/29/2016 - 3:49 pm | View Link
  • Trump goes global: The contour of a foreign-policy doctrine emerges - Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
    ... and South Asian wars that Mr. Obama has either ... spend buckets of money on pointless wars in Afghanistan, Iraq, Libya, Somalia, Syria and ...
    04/29/2016 - 3:27 pm | View Link
  • A President Clinton or Trump Would Be More Alike Than Different on ... - Huffington Post
    ... and not wanting to do 'stupid stuff', but the Obama Doctrine is also ... supported regime change in Libya, and ... of issues (i.e. Ukraine, ...
    04/29/2016 - 9:56 am | View Link
  • Anything Trumps Hillary -
    ... in Libya to the arming and aiding of jihadist radicals in Syria ... proponent of the insidious doctrine of ... that it was she who induced ...
    04/29/2016 - 4:56 am | View Link
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  • The Obama Doctrine and the Middle East
    The effects of the Obama Doctrine are not confined to the Jewish state. Syria, which at this point is essentially ... Saddam Hussein for a democratically elected regime. Predictably, Libya has become a failed state as ISIS (Obama’s “junior varsity ...
    04/27/2016 - 6:33 am | View Link
  • Obama Bypasses Security Screening in Importing Syrian Muslims
    His contempt for the Constitution in general, and its separation of powers doctrine in particular ... to the U.S. In the power vacuum in Libya, chaos and bloodshed has been rampant. He claimed a “red line” in Syria past which dictator Bashar al ...
    04/27/2016 - 5:58 am | View Link
  • The Obama Doctrine, unplugged
    Jeffrey Goldberg’s long profile titled, “The Obama Doctrine,” sought to define the theoretical underpinning of Obama’s foreign policy. Goldberg devoted the bulk of his 20,000-word corpus to analyzing Obama’s policies in Syria, where, he offered ...
    04/22/2016 - 3:38 am | View Link
  • The Obama Doctrine: Talk anti-war, but bomb more countries than George W. Bush
    The restraint has been verbal, but failed to translate into reality. Obama has bombed seven countries in his tenure: Afghanistan, Iraq, Pakistan, Somalia, Yemen, Libya, and Syria. That expanded upon Bush’s four countries. It’s easy to miss that reality ...
    04/19/2016 - 5:16 am | View Link
  • The Obama Doctrine has made the world more dangerous
    Yet even now, Obama cannot see that a doctrine premised ... In Goldberg’s words, “Libya proved to [Obama] that the Middle East was best avoided.” It reinforced his subsequent decision to do nothing about Syria. He has no regrets about abandoning ...
    04/17/2016 - 5:13 pm | View Link
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  • Barack Obama and the Powell Doctrine, Reconsidered ...
    Barack Obama and the Powell Doctrine, Reconsidered. Leaving troops in Afghanistan is the right thing to do. It is also a telling, sad legacy for the U.S. president.
    04/28/2016 - 5:57 pm | View Website
  • The Obama Doctrine: Exclusive Report from The Atlantic's ...
    "The Obama Doctrine": The Atlantic's Exclusive Report on the U.S. President's Hardest Foreign Policy Decisions. In the April issue cover story, Obama says he’s ...
    04/28/2016 - 4:39 pm | View Website
  • Obama Doctrine
    The Obama Doctrine is a catch-all term frequently used to describe one or several principles of the foreign policy of U.S. President Barack Obama.
    04/28/2016 - 11:38 am | View Website
  • Requiem For The Obama Doctrine « Breaking Defense ...
    Short of starting WWIII, which the GOP seems to relish Obama didn’t really have much of a choice. We were in Iraq because we had an idiot for President from 2000 to ...
    04/26/2016 - 2:32 pm | View Website
  • Obama Doctrine
    The Obama Doctrine. The U.S. president talks through his hardest decisions about America’s role in the world. By Jeffrey Goldberg. Photographs by ...
    04/24/2016 - 4:36 pm | View Website
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