May 30, 2014

Imagining John McCain's Foreign Policy

Timothy Egan, New York Times

The Associated Press

The map of McCain’s wars is worth considering as a what-if had the would-be vice president Sarah Palin and her running mate in 2008 prevailed. McCain continues to play quick-draw commander in chief to this day. He said he’d send troops into Nigeria “in a New York minute,” to rescue the girls kidnapped by Islamic terrorists, even without permission of the sovereign country. And just after President Obama’s speech Wednesday at West Point, McCain lamented that America’s young men and women were not still in the Iraqi city of Falluja.

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TAGGED: Syria, Ukraine, Al-Qaeda, Dick Cheney, Neoconservatism, John McCain, Iraq, Afghanistan, United States, U.S. Foreign Policy, Barack Obama

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