June 18, 2014

The Collapsing Obama Doctrine

Dick & Liz Cheney, Wall Street Journal

The Associated Press

Rarely has a U.S. president been so wrong about so much at the expense of so many. Too many times to count, Mr. Obama has told us he is "ending" the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan—as though wishing made it so. His rhetoric has now come crashing into reality. Watching the black-clad ISIS jihadists take territory once secured by American blood is final proof, if any were needed, that America's enemies are not "decimated." They are emboldened and on the march.

Read Full Article ››

TAGGED: US Foreign Policy, Iraq, Barack Obama


Obama dithers while Republicans run from their blunders. more ››
June 9, 2014
Revenge of the Liberal Foreign Policy Wonks
Kevin Baron, Nat'l Journal
How a network of young activists and intellectuals made their way to the top of the national security establishment. more ››
June 9, 2014
Reagan's Foreign Policy and Ours
W. James Antle, American Conservative
It’s fitting that the 70th anniversary of D-Day and the tenth anniversary of Ronald Reagan’s death were just a day apart. Reagan’s remarks on the 40th anniversary of the Normandy invasion set the tone for all... more ››
June 9, 2014
The Disaster That Is U.S. Foreign Policy
Sheldon Richman, Reason
We live in angry times. For evidence, turn on any news program. An awful lot of people, led by right-wing politicians and radio and TV entertainers, are angry at President Obama for trading five Taliban officials, who have been... more ››
June 16, 2014
America Wants the Impossible
David Goldman, Asia Times
The United States has misunderstood everyone in the world outside its borders and mismanaged everything. It has done so with a bipartisan consensus so broad and deep that it has no opposition except simple-minded isolationism.... more ››