Multiple Crises in the Middle East as US Influence Declines

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With new violence compounding more than decade of instability, the Obama Administration is struggling to keep up with the volatile Middle East. When past US involvement helped to create the current chaos, are there any new politics available to contain it?

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Photo: Hashid Shaabi (Popular Mobilisation) forces allied with Iraqi forces chant slogans against the Islamic State in Tikrit March 30, 2015. (Alaa Al-Marjani/Reuters)