Roger Cohen writes in the NYT today that Obama's Middle East Team is loaded with "smart, driven, liberal, Jewish (or half-Jewish) males", but almost no Arab Americans. He rightly criticizes this team for lacking the true diversity needed to make real change possible.
Obama should take note, name an Arab-American and an Iranian-American to prominent roles, and beware of a team that takes him — and the region — back to the future.
I agree. I expect more of Obama.