USA

'Convulsions' in Mideast Weigh on US Ahead of State of the Unioni
X
January 25, 2014 1:00 AM
When President Barack Obama addressed the United Nations General Assembly last September, he spoke about "convulsions" upending the old order in the Middle East. VOA's Jeff Seldin reports that now the president's supporters and critics will be listening closely when he delivers his State of the Union address to learn if - and how - the U.S. may put those convulsions to rest.

'Convulsions' in Mideast Weigh on US Ahead of State of the Union

Published January 24, 2014

When President Barack Obama addressed the United Nations General Assembly last September, he spoke about "convulsions" upending the old order in the Middle East. VOA's Jeff Seldin reports that now the president's supporters and critics will be listening closely when he delivers his State of the Union address to learn if - and how - the U.S. may put those convulsions to rest.


You May Like

Pundits Split Over Long-Term US Role in Afghanistan

Security pact remains condition for American presence beyond 2014; deadline criticized More

US Eyes Islamic State Threat

Officials warn that IS could pose a threat to US homeland More

Video Ukraine: Captured Troops Proof of Russian Role in Separatist Fight

Moscow says Russian troops crossed into Ukrainian territory by mistake More