Could Biden Deliver on the Promise of a Better U.S. Middle East Policy?

Could Biden Deliver on the Promise of a Better U.S. Middle East Policy?
Then-U.S. Vice President Joe Biden with American service members at al-Faw Palace at Camp Victory in Baghdad, Iraq, Jan. 13, 2011 (AP photo by Maya Alleruzzo).

Editor’s Note: Every Monday, Managing Editor Frederick Deknatel highlights a major unfolding story in the Middle East, while curating some of the best news and analysis from the region. Subscribers can adjust their newsletter settings to receive Middle East Memo by email every week. I watched Barack Obama win America’s presidency from Damascus. I still remember when the race was called, on whatever international news network was carried on satellite TV in Syria, sometime in the middle of the night. Seven months later, Obama traveled to Cairo, to give a major speech to the Arab world. Although its promise of […]

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