Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu minced no words yesterday when he told the UN General Assembly that it must stop accommodating “the forces of terror.” And he properly scolded those who had remained in the room to hear the Holocaust-denying Mahmoud Ahmadinejad’s “anti-Semitic rants” the day before. To make his point and demonstrate what a lying fool [...]
Appearing on Morning Joe yesterday, former Carter national security adviser Zbigniew Brzezinski reacted to the outrage sparked by comments he had made earlier this week to the Daily Beast. Those remarks were widely interpreted as a call on President Obama to shoot down Israeli jets if they were to fly over Iraq en route to attacking Iran’s nuclear-weapons facilities.
Dr. Brzezinski [...]
Glenn Beck took a rare foray into foreign policy and international relations on his TV show Thursday. He complained that President Obama postures, acting as if his entire domestic agenda must be enacted without a moment’s delay. In the meantime, the President takes his sweet time acting on matters of national security.
“May I ask you [...]
President Obama has spent three days at the United Nations, basking in the glow of world leaders’ adulation. He gave three speeches — one to a Climate Summit on combating global warming and climate change, a second to the opening session of the General Assembly outlining his plans to re-engage the UN, and a third [...]
President Obama told the UN General Assembly this morning that “we will permit no safe-haven for al Qaeda to launch attacks from Afghanistan or any other nation.”
Nice words. Yet his actions — or, more precisely, his inaction — are beginning to undercut his rhetoric. President Obama appears to be retreating from Afghanistan. As Bill O’Reilly [...]
There is no more solemn duty as President than the decision to deploy our armed forces into harm’s way. I do it today mindful that the situation in Afghanistan and Pakistan demands urgent attention and swift action. The Taliban is resurgent in Afghanistan, and al Qaeda supports the insurgency and threatens America from its safe-haven [...]
The U.S. President began his speech to an audience that included Ahmadinejad, Qadhafi and Hugo Chavez by explaining, somewhat apologetically, that it is his responsibility to defend the interests of his nation.
But since Barack Obama never opens his mouth without speaking out of both sides of it, you have to wait for the punch line [...]