Obama’s Losing Bet https://mosaicmagazine.com/picks/uncategorized/2014/01/obamas-losing-bet/

January 17, 2014 | Michael Doran
About the author: Michael Doran is a senior fellow and director of the Center for Peace and Security in the Middle East at Hudson Institute. The author of Ike’s Gamble: America’s Rise to Dominance in the Middle East (2016), he is also a former deputy assistant secretary of defense and a former senior director of the National Security Council. He tweets @doranimated.

In the fight against Sunni jihadism, the president hopes to turn Iran and its Shiite allies into America’s partners: a breathtakingly ambitious idea, destined to backfire.

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