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Iran is defying the entire civilized world, Israel is deciding whether to launch a military strike, and the President of the United States . . . is busy polishing his medal from the Norwegian Nobel Committee.  Today on Uncommon Knowledge, military historian Victor Davis Hanson and former CIA field officer Robert Baer on the fix we’re in.

VICTOR DAVIS HANSON: The problem is that we have a president who likes to be liked.  He has seldom been in a situation where when he was confronted with a very bad choice and a worse choice..  Every time he has been in that situation, and we are seeing it now in Afghanistan, he votes present. That is what worries me.

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