August 11, 2014

Obama's Callous Humanitarianism

Robert Tracinski, The Federalist

The Associated Press

One of the consequences of Barack Obama’s presidency will be to discredit the foreign policy of the “humanitarians.” It won’t be because people think it’s bad to feel compassion for the suffering of others. It will be because the loudly declared compassion of the humanitarians is revealed, in practice, as ineffectual posturing adopted as a substitute for actual strategy.

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TAGGED: U.S. Foreign Policy, Neoconservatism, United States, Barack Obama, Iraq

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