Some Democrats relieved to bid the Obama doctrine farewell

WASHINGTON – For years, Democratic leaders on Capitol Hill managed to keep relatively quiet their frustration with Barack Obama’s approach to the Middle East, careful to navigate his brokerage of a nuclear deal with Iran, his absence in Syria and his antagonistic relationship with Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu by offering respectful criticism coached in commitments to party loyalty.

But the discomfort of these Democrats has spilled into the public as their president prepares to leave office.


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