President Obama's "60 minutes" interview confirmed two things:
1) Many in the media are starting to ask hard questions. It's not enough any more for President Obama to do the "hope and change" dance. He owns the foreign policy and there are questions from Putin to Iraq; and,
By any reasonable measure, the Obama administration’s Middle East foreign policy is in disarray. Despite President Obama’s determination to rebuild America’s relationship with the Muslim world -- dramatically manifested in his June 2009 Cairo speech -- his administration’s empty promises, gross miscalculations, and sudden reversals suggest that he and his team have substituted their wishes about how the Muslim Middle East ought to be for the realities of how the Muslim Middle East really is.