Netanyahu and Obama substitute endless war for failed occupations.
Independence movements are gaining traction across the globe.
Encouraging Kurdish secession would only spread regional chaos and strife to those few places still free of it.
The president’s strategy couldn’t convince U.S. allies, and shouldn’t persuade Americans.
A response to Commentary‘s Seth Mandel
The Islamic world needs Avicenna, not America.
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