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Krauthammer on the Obama administration’s Middle East Myopia

March 19, 2010 The Watcher 0

Krauthammer’s column today, on the latest diplomatic crisis between Israel and the United States, is excellent. But the ending is incredible. So why this astonishing one-sidedness? Because Obama likes appeasing enemies while beating up on allies — therefore Israel shouldn’t take it personally (according to Robert Kagan)? Because Obama wants [Read More]

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Assignment desk – Krauthammer’s rotation

March 14, 2010 The Watcher 0

When I first read Charles Krauthammer’s “In praise of the rotation of power,” I was impressed. He argued: The rotation of power is the finest political instrument ever invented for the consolidation of what were once radical and deeply divisive policies. The classic example is the New Deal. Republicans railed [Read More]