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Stanford´s Fouad Ajami Has Died
Breitbart California, by Joel B. Pollak

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Posted By:Dreadnought, 6/22/2014 9:31:32 PM

Fouad Ajami, who was a senior fellow at Stanford´s Hoover Institution and one of the most passionate critics of President Barack Obama´s foreign policy in the Middle East, passed away Sunday after a battle with cancer. The 68-year-old Ajami had remained active and engaged in public policy debates right until the end. A week ago, he published an op-ed in the Wall Street Journal placing the blame for the collapse of Iraq squarely at the White House door. "Two men bear direct responsibility for the mayhem engulfing Iraq: Barack Obama and Nouri al-Maliki," he wrote. Ajami believed Obama had failed

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Reddoggie, 6/22/2014 9:40:29 PM     (No. 9896172)

He will be missed. I´ve truly appreciated his insight and fearlessness in telling the truth and confronting the Obama regime head.

Rest in peace Fouad Ajami. You will be missed.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: Mike PHX, 6/22/2014 10:04:48 PM     (No. 9896186)

He was one of the 1%ers....moderate Muslims who have the guts to condemn the Islamists.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: pensom2, 6/23/2014 2:30:50 AM     (No. 9896260)

The man wrote persuasively and compellingly.

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