Thursday, May 21, 2015
Might you need an update on the situation in the Middle East? Might
you have underestimated our President's level of naivete -- or
mendacity -- regarding the region? Might you have blinked your eyes
If so, Brett Stephens has the update you need. After a time line so short and so full of big developments it will make your head spin, Stephens adds, regarding the deputy national security advisor:
I recount these events not just to illustrate the distance between Ben Rhodes's concept of reality and reality itself. It's also a question of speed. The Middle East, along with our position in it, is unraveling at an astonishing pace. Reckless drivers often don't notice how fast they're going until they're about to crash.Stephens said we are near a point of no return. That was a couple of days ago.