Tuesday 315

Obama’s Challenge

Filed under: Obama, Politics — Tags: — zundel @ pm

Obama’s Challenge” by George Friedman of Stratfor 2008-11-05

And then, sometime in March or April, things will get interesting.

If he simply withdraws from Iraq without a solid understanding with Iran, the entire American coalition in the region will come apart.

Or he can do what we have suggested is the inevitable outcome, namely, negotiate — and reach a political accord — with the Taliban

Doing so will take cunning, trickery and the ability to make his supporters forget the promises he made while keeping their support. […] In other words, he will have to be cunning and ruthless without appearing to be cunning and ruthless. That’s what successful presidents do.



1 Comment »

  1. Yes, I’d like some of that reality too, please.


    Comment by ericbagai — Tuesday 315 @ pm

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