From a booklet by Ambassador John R. Bolton
How Barack Obama is endangering our National Security
It was not surprising that an ecstatic student said after hearing him on one of his first overseas trips, “He sounds like a European.” Indeed he does. Barack Obama is our first “post-American” president — someone who sees his role in foreign policy less as an advocate for America’s ‘parochial’ interests and more as a ‘citizen of the world,’ in his own phrase.
Understanding Obama’s view of America’s proper role in the world and how it relates to other nations is critical. Strikingly, he neither cares very much about national security issues, nor has he had much relevant professional experience.
During the 2008 campaign, he repeatedly contended that the world was not very threatening to US interests, and in his first year in office, other than the usual processionals abroad, he has spent as little time as possible on international issues. His preoccupation with radically restructuring our domestic economy is obvious.
Obama’s worldview is almost exclusively the naive, inexperience concepts of Woodrow Wilson, as his public statements reveal. In his September 2009 address to the UN General Assembly, for example, Obama said:
It is my deeply held belief that in the year 2009 — more than at any point in human history — the interests of nations and peoples are shared… .In an era when our destiny is shared, power is no longer a zero-sum game. No one nation can or should try to dominate another nation. No world order that elevates one nation or group of people over another will succeed. No balance of power among nations will hold.
(Obviously, Obama’s many Islamic friends do not share this utopian view of the world they are so intent upon conquering and converting into a gigantic Caliphate under Sharia law)
II Disgusting: Jihadist With American Blood On His Hands Released By Obama Walks Free
Posted on August 5, 2012 by Cowboy Byte
Surprise, surprise the Hezbollah terrorist released by the Obama Administration to Iraq out of respect for the country’s sovereignty won’t make it to the US to face trial for killing five American soldiers.
We all knew this would happen back in December when the commander-in-chief handed over the Lebanese militant, Ali Mussa Daqduq, to Iraqi officials. A mainstream newspaper presented it as a “dilemma” for the president as American troops prepared to exit Iraq. Daqduq had been in US military custody in Iraq since 2007 for his involvement in a carefully orchestrated plot that killed, kidnapped and tortured American military officers.
The atrocities took place in a city called Karbala, south of Baghdad in early 2007. Around a dozen terrorists dressed in US military uniforms opened fire on Americans after approaching a camp in five sports utility vehicles resembling US transports. One US soldier died at the scene and four others were kidnapped, tortured and executed. Daqduq, a Hezbollah commander, was the mastermind.