Obama Foreign Policy  (Page 4)

Russia’s Reborn Navy Contributing In Syria

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, December 29, 2015 at 1:30pm 12/29/2015 at 1:30pm

Russia’s Navy is growing and playing a greater role is Russia’s aggressive foreign policy posture for the first time in two generations, and the US seems – still – unprepared and unwilling to push back.

Russia’s military capacity has been severely limited since the end of the Cold War.  It’s most noteworthy...

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Obama Admin seems more interested in not offending Iran, than stopping a nuke

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, December 24, 2015 at 8:30am 12/24/2015 at 8:30am

As someone who has opposed the nuclear deal with Iran from the start, the past week has been a nightmare.

Following an International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) report that found Iran had been cheating on its nuclear program and had progressed further towards a bomb than previous thought,...

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Russia’s Focused Brutality Trumps US’s Gentle Touch In Syria

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, December 17, 2015 at 3:45pm 12/17/2015 at 3:45pm

Russia’s policy of bloody deterrence and intimidation is reaping battlefield victories, and exposing US fecklessness in Syria.  President Obama has decided the risk of alienating the Syrian population and providing propaganda fodder for ISIS and other anti-Western organizations outweighs the benefits of a substantive military intervention, but Russian President Vladimir Putin’...

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Obama’s Lack Of Clarity On ISIS Confounds DOD And Critics Alike

http://www.newsmax.com/Newsfront/ray-odierno-destroy-boots-on-the-ground/2015/12/09/id/705150/
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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, December 15, 2015 at 5:30pm 12/15/2015 at 5:30pm
http://www.newsmax.com/Newsfront/ray-odierno-destroy-boots-on-the-ground/2015/12/09/id/705150/

President Obama and the Defense Department are warning of the dangers of deploying ground troops to Syria without first answering whether ISIS can be defeated without them.

Critics say the status quo is not doing the job.  Max Boot wrote in the Wall Street Journal on December 8 that air power alone...

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The Administration’s Reckless Nuclear Surrender To Iran

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, December 11, 2015 at 10:00am 12/11/2015 at 10:00am

If you ask me what the most important article in The New York Times of the past week, it would not be the front page editorial advocating stricter gun control. That editorial was important in terms of the mindset of the Times, but had little real new value.

The most significant new...

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Obama Running Cover For Iran Missile Test Violations

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, December 10, 2015 at 10:00am 12/10/2015 at 10:00am

President Obama’s willful blindness toward Iran’s continued development of illicit weaponry is putting Americans and our allies in ever greater danger.  Obama’s superficial detente with Iran ignores its deceits, dissimulations, and resolve to obtain a nuclear capability.

In the latest instance, Obama is downplaying Iran’s November ballistic missile testU.N. Security Council...

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Pompeo, Cotton Poke More Holes in Iran Nuke Deal

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, November 27, 2015 at 12:00pm 11/27/2015 at 12:00pm

Rep. Mike Pompeo (R – Kan.) and Sen. Tom Cotton (R – Ark.) have a lot in common. Both are army veterans and both are graduates of Harvard Law School. And both have been doing a great job of exposing aspects of the nuclear deal with Iran that the administration would...

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Cruz Releases New Ad Challenging Obama to Syrian Refugee Debate

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, November 22, 2015 at 4:00pm 11/22/2015 at 4:00pm

As Ted Cruz’s campaign gains momentum and as Obama continues to be more aggressive in his critique of Republicans than of ISIS, Cruz challenged Obama this week over comments made overseas regarding the Paris attacks, ISIS, and the Syrian refugee crisis.

Politico reports:

Texas Sen. Ted Cruz on Wednesday said that if President...

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U.S.-Israel Relationship Still Solid, Despite Obama

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8kBy-XKX2lo&feature=youtu.be
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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, October 18, 2015 at 12:00pm 10/18/2015 at 12:00pm
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8kBy-XKX2lo&feature=youtu.be

For years we’ve been reporting how President Obama has been trying to insert as much daylight as possible between the United States and Israel.

But the reality is that the American-Israeli “special relationship” will weather the storm of this “needlessly combative” administration.

Israel is wildly popular among the American public. Americans recognize the...

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Stormy Forecast for US – China Relations

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ASSKL-cSirg
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Posted by  ▪  Monday, October 5, 2015 at 10:00am 10/5/2015 at 10:00am
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ASSKL-cSirg

As our East Coast deals with the effects of Hurricane Joaquin and tens of thousands are evacuated in Southern China from the path of typhoon Mujigae, it appears that the relationship between the two nations is headed for equally turbulent weather.

While Obama was meeting with Chinese President Xi Jinping to complain...

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Obama: Putin is in Syria ‘Out of Weakness’

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, October 3, 2015 at 4:00pm 10/3/2015 at 4:00pm

President Obama has a habit of trying to make himself look like the smartest guy in the room when things aren’t going his way and the disaster unfolding in Syria is no exception.

Speaking to the press Friday, Obama claimed that Putin is operating in Syria out of weakness and that th...

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Samantha Power sides with the oppressor

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, September 7, 2015 at 7:30pm 9/7/2015 at 7:30pm

The United States Ambassador to the United Nations, Samantha Power recently wrote a piece for Politico arguing the Congress not reject the nuclear deal with Iran.

In short she argued that rejecting the deal would leave the United States, not Iran isolated and the ability of the United States would be greatly...

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Iranian Pres Doesn’t Want Nuclear Deal Binding On Iran

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, August 30, 2015 at 4:00pm 8/30/2015 at 4:00pm

In a press conference yesterday, Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani said that he didn’t want the Iranian legislature to approve the nuclear deal (known as the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action or JCPOA) the Associated Press reported Saturday.

Rouhani told a news conference that the deal was a political understanding reached with the...

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Brave: Two Freshmen Dems Will Oppose Iran Deal

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, August 25, 2015 at 8:30am 8/25/2015 at 8:30am

Both Rep. Donald Norcross (D – N.J.) and Rep. Brendan Boyle (D – Pa.) have announced that they will stand on principle and oppose the nuclear deal with Iran (a/k/a, the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action or JCPOA.) I know almost nothing about either of these legislators, but I have tremendous...

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Democrats, do you feel lucky (about the Iran deal)?

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, August 23, 2015 at 6:00pm 8/23/2015 at 6:00pm

A number of stories have been reported since the signing of the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), as the nuclear deal with Iran is known, that raise serious questions about its effectiveness to prevent Iran from developing a nuclear weapon and even about whether or not it will stop...

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How Kerry Demonstrated His Contempt For Congress

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, August 19, 2015 at 7:00am 8/19/2015 at 7:00am

By now, Sen. Jeff Flake’s (R – Ariz.) announcement that he will oppose the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) has been overshadowed by Sen. Robert Menendez’ (D – N.J.) Tuesday announcement of his opposition.

Still, I’d like to revisit Flake’s announcement because he was viewed by the administration, in the words of ...

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How does Obama Plan to Sell the Iran Nuclear Deal?

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, August 9, 2015 at 6:40pm 8/9/2015 at 6:40pm

The approach of the President Barack Obama and his administration to the nuclear deal with Iran has been one of knocking down straw men and vilifying opponents of the deal as beholden to lobbyists, following mindless partisanship, and working...

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