Posts Tagged ‘Obama Doctrine’

November 7th, 2016 - 9:03 am § in Misc.

Leading from Behind, American allied forces advance on ISIS

CASUALTIES MOUNT AS IRAQIS PRESS DEEPER INTO IS-HELD MOSULMOSUL, Iraq (AP) – Zahida Fathi sat on a military-issued cot, rocking back and forth and repeating the names of the dead – her husband and six of her children, killed when a car bomb exploded near their home as they were trying to[...]

July 23rd, 2015 - 3:17 am § in Misc.

The Iran Deal

The Iran deal is starting to really sink in around the world From Israel to Russia and beyond, the US deal with Iran could change everything.[...]

July 19th, 2015 - 10:00 am § in Misc.

The New Iran

“We will never stop supporting our friends in the region and the people of Palestine, Yemen, Syria, Iraq, Bahrain and Lebanon. Even after this deal our policy towards the arrogant U.S. will not change,”   Ayotollah Khamaeini commenting on signing the Nuclear Deal. In the 21st century, e[...]

July 14th, 2015 - 7:03 am § in Misc.

Obama Earns His Nobel Prize

DEAL DONE  [...]

June 27th, 2015 - 9:18 am § in Misc.

Kurds Drive ISIS out of Kobani

BEIRUT (AP) — Kurdish forces have driven out Islamic State fighters who had infiltrated the Syrian border town of Kobani, but clashes continued outside the town, activists and the official Syrian news agency said Saturday. The civilian death toll — already well over 100 — was expected to rise [...]

June 26th, 2015 - 10:53 am § in Misc.

Why Obama is a Great President

Conservatives do not get it. Obama is a great president because, like Jefferson, Jackson, Lincoln, TR and FDR, Barack Obama has presided over  a great change, a redefinition of the US. The easiest way I can explain this is by relating an idea I have about Michael Gorbachev.  Like Obama, Michael G[...]

April 6th, 2015 - 3:34 pm § in Misc.

Do not compare the US with Rome, Please

As US power wanes, the radical right is blaming Obama.  I do not blame anyone.  I think the flag wavers for American power are living in a fantasy land where Washington DC is the most recent capital of the Roman Empire … a claim made before by Rome, Constantinople,  Moscow, Vienna, and Lo[...]

June 10th, 2014 - 10:19 am § in Politics, Russia


Defying Russian warnings, Moldova and Georgia head for EU pact By Margarita Antidze and Alexander Tanas CHISINAU/TBILISI (Reuters) – – Undeterred by the conflict triggered by Ukraine’s swing towards Europe, the former Soviet republics of Moldova and Georgia will sign a trade and po[...]

June 9th, 2014 - 12:11 pm § in Misc.

Obama’s Approach to Foreign Policy

Herzliya Israel – Israeli Spy General Says Iran Serious In Negotiations On Nuclear Deal Herzliya Israel – Iran is negotiating seriously on a deal to curb its disputed nuclear program, a senior Israeli intelligence officer said on Monday… Read More »[...]

February 3rd, 2014 - 1:14 pm § in Misc.

Is There a (Good) Answer to The Syrian Mess?

Maybe Not.[...]