July 19-22, 2017
An injection of fresh perspectives and talent can sometimes revive a presidency during times of crisis. In 2006, George W. Bush stirred controversy when he replaced several key department and agency heads with new appointees — all of whom became key players in the continued success of the Bush presidency. As the Obama administration winds down to its final years, David Ignatius asks whether a similar shakeup would benefit the ailing White House in crafting an effective long-term strategy to problems in the Middle East.
Read more from David Ignatius in the Washington Post here.