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.
On “Hannity” last night, former Speaker of the House Newt Gingrich excoriated the Obama Administration’s announcement that nuclear retaliation is off the table against rogue states that attack us, as long as those states aren’t themselves nuclear, and that the United States will not develop any new nuclear weapons:
I think this is the most unrealistic [...]
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Tool of Islam – Emphasis on Tool
England’s judicial system is right behind that of the Netherlands in its pursuit of the liberal mandate of religious kowtowing and appeasement with no regard for the dangerous consequences. Take a look at John L. Work’s post today [...]