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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  • The tragic cycle: western powers and the Middle East - New Statesman
    ... regimes such as that in Syria. ... Yazidis to force Barack Obama out of ... the 1957 Eisenhower Doctrine, which ... pattern has been seen ...
    08/21/2014 - 5:38 am | View Link
  • Red Line Regret - Republican National Committee
    Destruction of Syrian chemical weapons shows the U.S. may know what ... - Los Angeles Times
    08/20/2014 - 11:08 am | View Link
  • With few foreign-policy triumphs, Obama running out of time - Globe and Mail
    ... the Obama doctrine is: “Don’t do stupid shit.” Barack Obama has ... impressive at first, but Libya has ... ” In Syria, where Mr. ...
    08/19/2014 - 3:19 pm | View Link
  • ISIS Response to U.S. Aiding Kurds at Mosul Dam - Talkleft
    Abu 'Ubaidah AI-Leebi (Libya) and ... Had Obama limited U.S. involvement ... ISIS is even stronger in Syria, now ... reject the Bush/Cheney ...
    08/19/2014 - 6:10 am | View Link
  • The Case For Non-Intervention in Iraq - Center for International Policy
    ... was conducted before the Obama ... Vietnam, Afghanistan, Libya, Yemen ... of foreign policy ideology or doctrine. ... involved militarily ...
    08/18/2014 - 12:02 pm | View Link
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  • Beckel says Obama picking up the dust from the Bush Doctrine
    The Bush Doctrine was to destroy terrorists ... and establish bases from which Jihadis could operate. Libya fell easily, the Egyptians rebelled against the Jihadis and overthrew their ruler, and Syria has held out. Those that were in Syria losing the ...
    08/10/2014 - 2:56 am | View Link
  • US airstrikes on Iraq : A test of Barack Obama's use of force doctrine
    When the US joined NATO allies in a bombing campaign over Libya in 2010, Obama cited the risk of an ... Critics of the White House foreign policy say that if Obama had applied a similar doctrine to Syria, he could have averted the current crisis in Iraq.
    08/9/2014 - 5:18 am | View Link
  • Obama's use of force doctrine faces test in Iraq as US conducts airstrikes against militants
    When the U.S. joined NATO allies in a bombing campaign over Libya in 2011, Obama cited the risk of an ... Critics of the White House foreign policy say that if Obama had applied a similar doctrine to Syria, he could have averted the current crisis in ...
    08/9/2014 - 3:09 am | View Link
  • The Obama Doctrine: Pretend to Give a Damn–Until You Don't Have To
    The Obama Doctrine has been difficult to pin down because there does not seem to be a common thread uniting his disparate policies – muscular interventionism in Libya, pushy paternalism with regard to Israel, eager abdication with regard to Syria and ...
    08/7/2014 - 9:00 pm | View Link
  • For Obama, an Evolving Doctrine on Foreign Policy
    He briefly joined the fight to halt a slaughter in Libya ... to go into Syria, a far more complex civil war he saw as nothing but a potential quagmire. His speech Tuesday at the United Nations signaled how what some have called the Obama Doctrine is ...
    09/25/2013 - 8:49 am | View Link
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    08/20/2014 - 3:50 pm | View Website
  • Will Obama’s foreign policy missteps allow Islamists to ...
    He should of left Libya alone and not got involved—a known enemy we can see is better then whats happening there right now don’t you think.
    08/20/2014 - 3:36 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.
    08/20/2014 - 3:04 am | View Website
  • The Obama Doctrine
    “The Obama Doctrine is to support and promote the rights of an elite few at the expense of the rest of the world.” Is the world entitled to a say in ...
    08/19/2014 - 7:55 pm | View Website
  • Foreign policy of the Barack Obama administration ...
    The foreign policy of the Barack Obama administration has been the foreign policy of the United States since Obama's January 2009 inauguration as President of the ...
    08/19/2014 - 12:02 pm | View Website
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