Every time appeasers push “diplomatic solutions,” we find ourselves back sitting across the table from Uncle Joe.
The United States of America has a State Department, it has row after row of people who speak badly every language from Arabic to Swahili badly, and it has rich donors who take on the task of acting as ambassadors to some foreign country every four to eight years. There are think-tanks, actual tanks and […]
The great fallacy of progressive foreign policy is the assumption that other nations and ideologies are reactive. If we treat them well, they reciprocate. If we treat them badly, there’s blowback. That’s why the Reset Button didn’t work in Russia, but it did set the stage for a series of Russian humiliations of Obama
Muslims staged attacks on US embassies and consulates in the Muslim world. In Cairo they tore down the American flag and tried to replace it with a black obscenity that read, “There is no God but Allah and Mohammad is his messenger”. In the newly liberated utopia of Libya, they murdered an American consulate employee.
Even though Obama ran in 2008 on a promise to make the world love us again, this time around he’s taking a page from Bush by ignoring the world and trying to run on a national security record. His multiple failures in global diplomacy don’t give him the option of running on his record empowering Islamists, but his national security record is just as bad.