Clawson, Patrick
December 2008
MERIA Journal;Dec2008, Vol. 12 Issue 4, p2
Academic Journal
In this article the author presents his views on the challenges faced by administration of the U.S. president Barack Obama in the Persian Gulf area, especially in Iraq and Iran. Topics include Obama's views on presence of the U.S. in Iraq which has made Iraqi politicians dependent on the U.S. for making important decisions, nuclear negotiations between the U.S. and Iran, and response of European diplomats and Gulf monarchies regarding the U.S.-Iranian engagement.


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