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Take a look at this picture:
What does it show you? Nothing? OK – what does it tell you?
Now, look at that picture again, this time paying attention to the countries Obama either has attacked or in which he is encouraging / enabling Iran’s hegemony:
What is the theology of the nations Obama has attacked? Sunni. Of those he has aided? Shia.
Not to leave out of the picture Afghanistan and Pakistan, but Obama has – yet – to attack either (with the exception of the bin Laden raid in Pakistan and a bunch of drone strikes, […]
Think for a moment about the logic behind nuclear nonproliferation.
America tells its allies and the nations it informally defends that they do not need nuclear weapons because of the American nuclear umbrella, that our nukes will deter any enemy with bad intentions, and that no threat exists to independent nations requiring the development of their own nuclear arsenal due to America’s deterrence regime.
This trust in America has worked since the late 1940s.
But where does the world find itself today?
Ukraine voluntarily gave up nuclear weapons it possessed on the promise by America to defend it from enemies. […]
The UN is like a wimpy nerd in high school: pretending they’re important, with high ideals but unable / unwilling to do anything. And often picking the wrong fights – ones in which they really won’t have to get involved.
To wit: DPRK. The UN is alleging human rights abuses in a country almost no one cares about, cannot be changed, and is exporting none of its repression.
And then there’s shariah Islam. A culture centered in two countries, Iran & Saudi Arabia committing absolute human rights violations that people across the West care about, that can be destroyed (and […]