Vali Nasr's The Dispensable Nation is littered with examples of Obama and his political team scuttling efforts by the State Department to find diplomatic resolutions to foreign policy challenges. Unfortunately, Ed Krayewski writes, Nasr frequently falls into the same assumptions that have caused some of the quagmires in which America is embroiled.
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