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Obama At West Point: America Is Now Part Of A Collective

President Barack Obama spoke to the graduating class of cadets at West Point yesterday. He used the opportunity to defend his leadership from behind doctrine. Fox News _ President Obama, in a commencement address at the U.S. Military Academy at West Point, signaled a significant shift in U.S. foreign policy — one that pulls back from what he described as “military adventures” while wielding American power in other ways. The president described the new American foreign policy as one of “collective action” and restraint, deploying unilateral U.S. military force only when the American people are threatened. He outlined the approach […]

Where’s Obama?

    Hat/Tip Financial Times. It is becoming increasingly clear that Obama is not a “foreign policy” president. If the need goes past him having to give a pro-Muslim speech in Cairo, then he’s not the man for the job. But this isn’t anything new that we, here in America don’t already know. Unfortunately our friends and allies across the planet are also wondering where America, under Obama’s leadership is? As he prepares to give an important address on foreign policy at West Point on Wednesday, the president finds himself under attack over what critics charge is a record of […]

Amber Alert Issued For Missing US Foreign Policy

Your LOL for the day, courtesy of The DuffelBlog… WASHINGTON, D.C. — Washington-area police have issued an Amber Alert and are seeking the public’s help in locating a missing 238-year old foreign policy for the United States. The foreign policy was described as wholly consistent with our national security interests, while also balancing the needs for human rights, labor, business and the environment. It answers to the Obama Doctrine, the Bush Doctrine, the Clinton Doctrine, the Powell Doctrine, the Weinberger Doctrine, and the Domino Theory. When last seen it was speaking softly and carrying a big stick. Police are looking […]

America In the Eyes of Others: America In Decline

Since 2002, Pew Research has carried an opinion survey they call their Global Attitudes Project, where by, they interviewed people in  twenty countries about their opinions on a number of questions having to do with America. On a few questions, Americans were also surveyed. The results for 2012 have just been published and I thought it might interesting to share and comment on some of the results. I was surprised by some of the results and disturbed by others. Below is a list of the questions asked. You can click on any question to see the complete results, but first […]