January 22, 2013

Obama's Foreign Policy of Nothingness

Victor Davis Hanson, National Review

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John Brennan, Chuck Hagel, and John Kerry will be confirmed. The three will provide a force-multiplying effect on the Obama foreign policy of disengagement. The chameleon Brennan will be very different from David Petraeus at the CIA; Hagel is no circumspect Leon Panetta; and there was a reason why the appointment of Hillary Clinton as secretary of state was greeted with praise in a way John Kerry’s will not be. The trio is less competent than their predecessors, but also perhaps more representative of a country on its way to a $20 trillion national debt and a “lead from behind” foreign policy of managed decline.

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TAGGED: John Kerry, Chuck Hagel, John Brennan, Foreign Policy, Barack Obama, United States

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