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His warning to Syrian dictator Bashar al-Assad and subsequent about-face is still considered a low point of his presidency.Did Obama Just Draw Another Red Line in the East China Sea? | Michael Auslin | April 25, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
Since 2008, the party has executed a huge about-face on issues of executive power and national security.
Asked to explain the about-face, Bush blamed the shifting political sands.
Yet such an about-face seems unlikely, at least according to one rank-and-file Brotherhood member.Deaths of Gaber Salah, Islam Masoud Signal Egypt’s Dangerous Divisions | Alastair Beach | November 27, 2012 | THE DAILY BEAST
But such an about-face by the stubborn government seems unlikely.
He turned on his heel in an automatically correct about-face and strode out of the office.Day of the Moron | Henry Beam Piper
His complete about-face wasn't setting so well with Herr Stohl.Dave Dawson on the Russian Front | R. Sidney Bowen
He had sternly informed her that she must about-face and do better.Marjorie Dean, High School Junior | Pauline Lester
Funny change of direction, from planning to go out to China and the East, about-face to planning to settle down and take root.Rough-Hewn | Dorothy Canfield
Heaven knows at that there was such a sudden pause and about-face as must have made even the stolen dog laugh had it been there.In Kings' Byways | Stanley J. Weyman
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