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Obama’s National Security Strategy Already Obsolete

National Security Advisor Susan Rice formally released President Barack Obama’s new National Security Strategy at the Brookings Institution on Friday, to mixed reviews. The document repeated many of the president’s controversial claims from recent days, such as that talks have “stopped the progress of Iran’s nuclear program.” One element of the strategy is already obsolete: it commits to “seek a stable Yemen” on the day Iranian-backed rebels have taken control of the country.