The Carter Doctrine was a policy proclaimed by President of the United States rJimmy Carter in his State of the Union Address on 23 January 1980, which stated that the United States would use military force if necessary to defend its national interests in the Persian Gulf region.
Is that why he still makes his pathetic attempts at brokering a peace deal? Guilt? Imagine trying to tell Rush Limbaugh, or Al Franken for that matter, that Jimmy Carter was the original Likudnik.
It was really Zbigniew Brzezinski's* idea, along with having the CIA fund Bin Laden.
*Brzezinski is foreign policy advisor to Obama, so get ready for more of this style of Orwellian "diplomacy."