Obama’s cabinet fears Mideast black hole

28.10.2013                      24.Cheschwan.5774


Obama's cabinet fears Mideast black hole

Prospects of a third intifada and war with Iran would guarantee American focus on the Middle East for decades to come, much to Obama's dismay.

Throughout the summer, scrap and whiteboard notes consumed the West Wing corner office of National Security Adviser Susan Rice as she – with a small group of aides – tried to outline how this president could finally pivot the United States away from the Middle East….