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Do the United States of Obama even have a Foreign Policy?


Ideology prevails, rather than the national interests of the United States. Ideology has prevailed in Syria and likely will in Iran and elsewhere. It’s all a big clusterdunk. The following article from Stratfor provides a good summary of what President Obama’s … Continue reading

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President Obama SHALL NOT be Mocked When His Red Line is Crossed.


A “racist” rodeo clown was bad enough. Now, President Obama has apparently decided not to be mocked by Syria, et al. Bryan Preston at PJ Tatler posted an article on August twenty-eighth titled Obama’s Strikes on Syria to be Just Muscular Enough Not … Continue reading

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President Obama’s Bluff on Syria has been Called


Red lines should not be drawn without anticipating their likely consequences or what will have to be done if they are crossed. President Obama seems not even to have considered either. Are we going to war in the Middle East? … Continue reading

Posted in 2016 Obama's America, Commander in Chief, Islamists, Middle East, Military, Missile launch, Muslim Brotherhood, Obama, Politics, Regime change, Russia, Stratfor, U.S. Military, United States | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 12 Comments

Red Lines, Syria and Incompetence


 Well thought out red lines can be drawn, successfully. Ill conceived red lines can easily make a bad situation much worse. An article from Stratfor is republished following my initial comments. My initial comments: Great care needs to be taken … Continue reading

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North Korea, Kim Jong-un and the Big Bad Bomb


Unsuccessful negotiations with Iran to avoid nuclear weapons development have been much in the news.  Her frequent collaborator North Korea — which has already made and tested nuclear devices — is lurking in the background while we await her delayed … Continue reading

Posted in Ahmadinejad, Appeasement, Border closings, China, Criticism sessions, Culture, Democracy, Food aid, Food for North Korea, Hard Currency, History, Ideology, Iran, Kim Dynasty, Kim Jong-il, Kim Jong-un, Korea, Korea speculation, Luxury, Malnutrition, Missile launch, North Korea's nukes, Nuclear weapon test, Nuclear weapons, Opinion, Peace, Peace and Love, Regime change, Retaliation by North Korea, Sanctions, Shortages, United States | Tagged , | 11 Comments