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Obama Defends U.S. Engagement in the Middle East

posted on September 25, 2013

Mark Landler of The New York Times reports on President Obama’s recent speech to the United Nations General Assembly. Landler writes, “…the United States would continue to be an active player in the region, Mr. Obama insisted, defending its interests; advocating for democratic principles; working to resolve sectarian conflicts in countries like Iraq, Syria and Bahrain; and, if necessary, intervening militarily with other countries to head off humanitarian tragedies.” 

Read at The New York Times