What If This Doesn't Work?

By Eugene Robinson - September 12, 2014

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WASHINGTON -- President Obama has committed the United States to another open-ended Middle East war in which the potential for doing harm rivals the possibility of doing good. That's the bottom line from Obama's sober address to the nation. The president made his decision cautiously, reluctantly, even painfully. But make no mistake: The pledge to "destroy" the Islamic State is a long-term...

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