It’s perhaps fitting that the line that best describes U.S. foreign policy toward the Middle East over the past 15 years comes from the Godfather movies. In the third part of the series, the aging Michael Corleone has been trying to distance himself from his old mafia businesses and ties. But inevitably crises flare up that demand his attention. “Just when I thought I was out, they pull me back in,” he cries.
President Biden might be thinking just that as he wonders how to respond to the recent attack on U.S. forces that claimed the lives of three American soldiers in Jordan.
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