‘Mr. Obama sketched out a limited American military role, saying the U.S. would help set the stage “for the international community to act together,” and that there wouldn’t be any American troops on the ground’
Perhaps there will be no troops on the ground. Perhaps there will.
Obama seems to be taking the liberal internationalist, coalition-building approach, which has its dangers. Is this, in fact, what he’s even doing…does anyone know about long-term strategy? This administration’s delays in preparing strategy are concerning.
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