The region’s problems, including Syria, are to be solved by regional actors. But under American leadership? Obama will not succeed.
Then-European Commission President Manuel Barroso bit off more than he could chew when he declared in January 2013 that he wanted to have the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership between the U.S. and EU wrapped up within two years. That was unrealistic, and gave opponents the opportunity to argue that [Read more]