Rami Khouri on the United States

The United States Now Follows from the Front
By Rami Khouri
Agence Global

“Perhaps the most significant aspect of the Gaza cease-fire this week was Egypt taking the lead role in mediating that agreement, while the United States softly shuffled to the side. Unlike Libya when the U.S. said it was “leading from behind,” in this case, with Secretary of State Hilary Clinton’s last-minute entry into the picture, the U.S. was more like “following from the front.”

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LISTEN: Rami Khouri discusses post Israel-Hamas cease-fire on NPR’s Talk of the Nation.

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