Arab nations that formerly had governments that may not have been friendly but at least tolerated the U. S. now have rulers who mostly represent the Muslim Brotherhood and an agenda that is not only anti-democratic but anti-American.
An even more serious foreign-policy failing in that region is the current administration's ambivalence and ambiguity regarding the security of Israel. It has issued conflicting statements as to what we plan to do as
Although Congress has long supported strong sanctions against Iran, the administration has fought for major exceptions, thus casting doubt on whether the U.S. actually would prevent Iran from obtaining a bomb. Words backed by action are more convincing than words alone.