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What To Do About Assad

Assad may again be gassing the locals. What to do about it?

The US overthrowing local strongmen (a bipartisan effort that made everything worse: Saddam, Ghaddafi, Mubarak, and one more) in the naïve Western belief / projection that these autocracies would become liberal democracies is the root of nearly all global fighting. The tap root of global islamist terror comes from the same seed: Carter (D) enabling the overthrow of the Shah – and the return of Khomeini and sharia to the world. Why? Carter looked into his eyes and saw a “Man of God.” Carter just failed to ask, […]

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American Naivete and World Leadership

Obama is about to show Russia who is the BOSS… by killing Syrians thousands of miles from Ukraine and Crimea. (“US freezes diplomatic, consular relations with Syria; orders [non-governmental] US personnel to leave country.” — Grasswire – 18 March 2014)

THIS is the issue America – and our allies – must deal with: An American voter willing to put a person with such a naive worldview into the presidency. And since it looks like the next eight years will be a person with an even MORE naive worldview – Hillary – the Great Powers will just turn-away and ignore us. […]

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What Obama is About on Syria

Think about Syria this way:

  1. If Obama really were worried about women & kids in Syria, he’d have done something two years ago when he could have made a difference.
  2. If Obama really believed in “international norms” he’d tee this up to UNSC and abide by their – international – decision, not wave them off like he did from St Petersburg in true neocon fashion.
  3. SO… this is demonstrably NOT about “messages” or “international” norms or “kids.”

 

OK – what IS it about?

  1. What did he accomplish in Libya? The removal of an authoritarian leader who had kept the
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