Today we observe the 12th anniversary of 9/11, it is a somber day of reflection, as 12 years ago today America was attacked and the twin towers in New York were no more. Now 12 years later we think to ourselves, "Have things gotten any better in the Middle East?" The sad answer in this observer's mind is no.
Today's poll question is this: Is Putin now dictating American diplomacy in the Middle East?
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