Quoted: Daniel Benjamin on Attacks and U.S. Foreign Policy

“The president understood quite clearly when he came into office, and had it confirmed for him as events developed, that military action in the Middle East had limited returns. And I don’t think those lessons have changed,” says Daniel Benjamin, the Norman E. McCulloch Jr. Director of the John Sloan Dickey Center for International Understanding, in a Wall Street Journal article about how the Paris attacks might affect President Barack Obama’s foreign policy.