Trouble Looming for Rice
Posted by alanmirs on March 7, 2007
WASHINGTON — Secretary of State Rice’s "Sunni strategy" is running into trouble
Her idea was to bolster a ring of moderate Sunni Arab allies as a front-line defense against Iran‘s regional ambitions. But the Sunnis don’t appear to be cooperating, and the proponents of the plan within the State Department are heading for the exits
Last year, Mr. Cohen wrote a blistering critique of a paper by University of Chicago professor, John Mearsheimer, and a Harvard University professor, Stephen Walt, that contended the Iraq war was the result of the machinations of a widespread " Israel lobby" that stifled public debate on foreign affairs and skewed American foreign policy away from its national interest. In an op-ed for the Washington Post, Mr. Cohen said the paper was anti-Semitic
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