December 7, 2013

Obama's Calling Bluffs Around the World

Tom Squitieri, World Report

The Associated Press

The Obama administration has called the bluff of friend and foe alike in at least four parts of the world: Syria, China, Afghanistan and Israel. For the moment, they are well-timed strokes. The reason for this tactical shift? We know Mercury is out of retrograde. We also know that Secretary of State John Kerry, Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel and others now infusing the Obama second term have goals, not careers, in sight. The bluntness of that reality offers more tools for stronger action than the inaction often promulgated from reputation caution.

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