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The Middle East Left Behind by Obama

Socially, former President Obama took the steps needed to make sure that we were progressing in this country. He led the way in legalizing gay marriage, blocked both the Keystone XL and Dakota Access Pipelines from happening, and even took steps to prevent climate change. I respect him for this because I think it was an unpopular decision to do what he did. He knew that this would only further anger the Republican Party. When it came to Hillary continuing the Democratic ways for the next four years, one has to think that Obama thought he would have four more years.

That is neither here nor there. The real reason I'm writing this article is to talk about how much I disagree with his foreign policy in the Middle East. An already turbulent region was turned upside down, yet again, because of the Obama administration. Obama was, in a sense, anti-Israel. After reading about the Sykes-Picot agreement, it is clear that the situation is murkier than most think. You can read about it here…