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Robert Kuttner

US blunders roil the Mideast

By Robert Kuttner
July 22, 2006

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THE LATEST VIOLENCE in the Middle East demonstrates the bankruptcy of the Bush administration's grand design for the region. The Iraq war was going to display American power, promote democracy, strengthen moderates, and secure Israel. Instead, the quagmire has demonstrated the humiliating limits of US military power, fomented anarchy, recruited Islamist extremists, and strengthened a more radicalized Iran. (Full article: 771 words)

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