Sunday, February 10, 2013

"Obama’s Turn in Bush’s Bind"

 The site of an American drone attack in 2008 in Tappi, a Pakistani village near the Afghan border. President Obama has expanded such strikes (Photo: Haji Mujtaba/Reuters).

 Peter Baker (New York Times):
“I’d argue the shift to more targeted action against A. Q. has been a hallmark of Obama’s approach against terrorism, whereas Iraq was Bush’s signature decision in his global war on terror,” said Benjamin J. Rhodes, a deputy national security adviser to Mr. Obama, using the initials for Al Qaeda. MORE...

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