Indecision, inaction, fence-sitting or whatever other term is used, it appears the conflicts throughout the region have gone beyond the point of no return and can do nothing now but escalate.
The Obama administration has never had a foreign policy. Rhetoric is not policy unless reinforced by action. Otherwise it is merely rhetoric.
Remember when Obama re-opened the
What we have is the Hobson’s choice of global politics.
So while sources say the Pentagon is preparing for a possible attack on Assad’s government with cruise missiles, Obama is waiting for approval to take action from the U.N.
That basically amounts to a lose-lose proposition by two unwilling ineffective forces trying to look tough in a no-win situation.
But that’s what you get when you believe you can negotiate with radicals and use words to deter them. Barack Obama doesn’t seem to understand that in the
While the president weighs all his non-options at the White House, which is now called the “Ponderosa,” that zombie terrorist organization known as al-Qaeda is gaining strength and growing.
Does anyone believe for one second that an emboldened jihadist organization such as al-Qaeda is not going to incite other terrorist organizations throughout the region while Obama awaits the go-ahead from the U.N.?
By waiting for the U.N. to get on board in
The fact is, Obama’s has a similar domestic philosophy. Blame somebody else.
It is a cultural characteristic of people with Islamic heritage and backgrounds to pass blame to others. Have you ever heard of a jihadist who is not a victim? In
Now the West is faced with even greater problems than what would have been the case if we had dealt with them at the outset. All the choices left are bad ones, and regardless of what is done, a volatile situation is only going to become more volatile.
The really frightening thing is that Barack Obama has apparently not learned a thing from his indecisiveness. Maybe that’s because he’s spending so much time trying to figure out whose fault it is.
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