Obama Foreign Policy  (Page 1)

How Obama admin subverted plan to take down Taliban drug running, just like it shut down operation against Hezbollah

https://www.politico.com/story/2018/07/08/obama-afghanistan-drug-war-taliban-616316
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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, July 10, 2018 at 9:30pm 7/10/2018 at 9:30pm
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In December 2017, investigative reporter Josh Meyer broke a story in Politico Magazine which exposed how the Obama administration allowed Hezbollah to run drugs, including into the U.S., for fear that a crackdown would upset Iran during the nuke deal negotiations.

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Obama Deceived Congress, Tried to Give Iran Access to Our Banks

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, June 6, 2018 at 11:00am 6/6/2018 at 11:00am

Holy cow. The Associated Press has reported that former President Barack Obama’s administration attempted to give Iran access to U.S. banks despite sanctions in place and lied to Congress about said plans.

In 2016, a license issued by the Treasury Department gave Iran permission “to convert $5.7 billion it held at a...

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Samantha Power Regrets Obama Admin Seeking Congressional Approval After Syrian “Red Line”

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, April 28, 2018 at 4:00pm 4/28/2018 at 4:00pm
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When Obama drew his red line on the Syrian government’s use of chemical weapons against Syrian civilians, few of us believed it.  As it turned out Assad didn’t believe it, either, and dealt a serious blow to the Obama administration and to Obama’s legacy.

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Iran’s stealth drone used against Israel #ThanksObama

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, February 11, 2018 at 8:30pm 2/11/2018 at 8:30pm
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More details are emerging about the Iranian drone launched from central Syria that was brought down over Israeli territory, and the resulting Israeli attack on the Iranian base near Palmyra that launched and controlled the drone.

In that attack on the Iranian base, an Israeli F-16 was brought down, though the precise...

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For Some Reason, Obama Officials Want People to Ignore Iran Protests

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, January 1, 2018 at 7:00pm 1/1/2018 at 7:00pm
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For almost a week, Iranians have been protesting against their oppressive regime. The demonstrations have been unfolding on social media since Iran has no free press and the state press have been told not to report on it.

For some odd reason, officials from President Barack Obama’s administration have advised people to...

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Obama’s Wish Come True: Iran’s a Regional Power, Starting With Iraq

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, July 16, 2017 at 2:30pm 7/16/2017 at 2:30pm
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Two years ago, former President Barack Obama agreed to the Iran Nuclear Deal and told The New York Times that “Iran will be and should be a regional power.” He also said that Iran has “that ability now to take some decisive steps to move toward a more constructive relationship with...

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Politico: Obama’s Iran Deal Ticked Off DOJ Officials, Harmed National Security

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, April 24, 2017 at 1:00pm 4/24/2017 at 1:00pm

The Iranian Nuclear Deal included many pieces, but one of the least reported items of the deal has been the prisoner swap. Iran agreed to release four Americans while we handed over seven prisoners...

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Morning Joe: Syria was Obama’s ‘Defining Moment’ and ‘History Going to be Rough’

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, April 10, 2017 at 10:00am 4/10/2017 at 10:00am

Surprising consensus on today’s Morning Joe that Barack Obama blew it bigly in Syria by punting on his redline. Even Obama fan Mike Barnicle admitted, “Syria was a serious mistake that the Obama administration made.” Foreign policy honcho Richard Haass said “history’s going to...

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Trump Blames Syrian Attack on Obama for Not Sticking to his ‘Red Line’

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, April 5, 2017 at 3:00pm 4/5/2017 at 3:00pm

On Tuesday, almost 60 people died in Syria after warplanes dropped bombs filled with chemicals. The number includes women and children. Many suspect President Bashar al-Assad’s regime for the attack.

President Donald Trump condemned the attack, but also ripped into former President Barack Obama for not sticking to his “

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The Most Important Article that You Didn’t Read about the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, March 5, 2017 at 6:00pm 3/5/2017 at 6:00pm
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Last week Gen. (ret.) Michael Herzog (brother of Israel’s opposition leader Isaac Herzog) wrote a remarkable article (.pdf) in The American Interest.

Herzog, who has been involved in Israeli-Palestinian negotiations since 1993 didn’t write his article to place blame (though he does) for the failure of the 2013-2014 talks overseen by then-Secretary of...

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Obamaleaks: Suspicious Haaretz “scoop” about Netanyahu blocking “regional peace plan”

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, February 19, 2017 at 5:00pm 2/19/2017 at 5:00pm

Barak Ravid, the diplomatic correspondent for the Israeli daily Haaretz, has a reputation of getting great scoops, especially of the sort that makes Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu look bad.

In a story with a sensational headline that has lit up anti-Netanyahu social media, Ravid reported, Exclusive Kerry Offered Netanyahu Regional Peace Plan...

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Appointing Ben Rhodes to Holocaust Memorial Council is massive Obama middle finger of triumph

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, January 17, 2017 at 8:20pm 1/17/2017 at 8:20pm
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Obama is ending his presidency not only with a flurry of commutations, but also with appointments to various commissions and governmental entities.

One of those entities is the United States Holocaust Memorial Council, to which Obama just appointed Ben Rhodes. The Jerusalem Post reports:

With only three days left in office, US President...

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Kerry’s Latest Peace Making Effort Ends with a Pffft

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, January 16, 2017 at 6:30pm 1/16/2017 at 6:30pm

In a call to Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Sunday, January 15, 2017, Secretary of State John Kerry assured the prime minister that there would be no further United Nations Security Council action taken against Israel in the wake the Paris peace conference.

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U.S. House Overwhelmingly Criticizes anti-Israel UN Resolution 2334 and U.S. Abstention (342-80)

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, January 5, 2017 at 7:15pm 1/5/2017 at 7:15pm

The U.S. House of Representatives overwhelmingly approves House Resolution 11 (full embed at bottom) which criticizes not only anti-Israel UN Security Council Resolution 2334, but also the U.S. abstention.

It was the criticism of the abstention that split Democrats, with several speakers claiming Republicans were politicizing support for Israel in Congress. Several speakers...

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Trump at impromptu press conference: “We have to protect Israel”

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, January 1, 2017 at 3:30pm 1/1/2017 at 3:30pm
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At a New Year’s Eve function last night, President-elect Trump iterated his strong support for Israel.

Watch:

REPORTER: “Do you feel like president Obama has been trying to undermine you at all in some of the last-minute actions he’s taken?”

TRUMP: “I spoke to him yesterday. He’s been very nice on the phone. We...

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Thomas Friedman’s Unhinged Attack on Trump and Netanyahu

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, January 1, 2017 at 1:00pm 1/1/2017 at 1:00pm
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Probably the one columnist I have critiqued more than any other in my blogging career is Thomas Friedman of The New York Times.

Friedman, one-time NY Times Jerusalem bureau chief, is considered The Times’ go-to expert on the Middle East, globalization and environmental issues.

However, when reading Friedman’s columns, it’s easy to see...

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Diamond and Silk: “We Stand With Israel”

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, December 30, 2016 at 1:30pm 12/30/2016 at 1:30pm

I think the debate is now over.

Obama and Kerry are weasels and don’t speak for America.

 
 
 
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