The 'Obama Doctrine': An Analysis from Washington

A leading Washington professor, who ran the Libya desk on Reagan's Security Council, analyzes implications of new US policy.

By MORDECHAI I. TWERSKY
April 28, 2011 18:12
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Obama. (photo credit: Reuters)

 
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What are the implications of US President Barack Obama's March 28 address stating US Policy regarding Libya?

Does this address constitute a new "Obama Doctrine?"

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In the debut segment of Inside Israel's Dialogue Series via split-screen video, leading Washington professor Dr. Raymond  Tanter analyzes the new US policy toward Libya and discusses its possible implications in other conflicts.

Dr. Tanter is an affiliate of the Government Department of Georgetown University and an adjunct scholar at the Washington Institute for Near East Policy.

Dr. Tanter ran the Libya desk for President Reagan's Security Council.

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