U.S. Deepening Role In Iraq And Syria
We’re more immersed in these civil wars now than we were a week ago.
“The Obama administration ended the week deeply immersed in stemming crises in Iraq and Syria as it launches a new strategy that American and Arab officials acknowledge could be risky for the U.S. and its closest Mideast allies,” the Wall Street Journal reports.
“Days of high-stakes Middle East diplomacy on a trip Secretary of State John Kerry completed Friday, combined with a $500 million plan for supporting Syrian rebels announced the day before by the White House, outline a markedly expanded U.S. role in the region’s chaotic security and political landscape.”