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Hillary Angers Anti-War Leftists

Good old Hillary… open mouth, insert foot, drive away potential supporters. “I thought the Democratic party was fairly unified on foreign policy these days. But when [Hillary Clinton] goes insulting Obama for his foreign policy weaknesses, suddenly people realize there

Posted in Election 2016, Hillary Clinton, Middle East

RE: Obama Adopts Regime Change Goal in Iraq

My collegue Conservative Wanderer is perfectly correct: it will be interesting to see how the Left reacts to all this; they must hate it like poison. I’m not sure they have anybody sufficiently well connected to geopolitics to understand it’s

Posted in Foreign Policy, Middle East

Obama Adopts Regime Change Goal in Iraq

It looks like Obama is starting to become Bush. After years of leftists decrying “regime change” in Iraq, the leftist of leftists is now proclaiming that’s his goal as well. The White House on Monday took new diplomatic steps to force Iraq’s

Posted in Foreign Policy, Middle East

War In Iraq, The Sequel

Early this morning, two Navy F/A-18 Hornets off the carrier USS George H. W. Bush attacked an ISIS mobile howitzer (howitzer: short-barreled artillery piece, with less range than a “gun,” but capable of high-angle fire to loft shells over an

Posted in ISIS, Middle East, National Defense & Security, Obama Administration, Terrorism, War on Terror

RE: Obama Administration Knew About ISIS As Far Back As 2012

My colleague, Conservative Wanderer, put an excellent post up with this title two days back regarding the facts of the case, and the Congressional testimony by Deputy Assistant Secretary of State Brett McGurk. I haven’t anything to add to CW’s

Posted in ISIS, Middle East, Obama Administration, Terrorism, War on Terror

Re: Team O Seeks New Counterterrorism Authorization

No doubt this is part of the reason, CW. Even so, they really do want to repeal the AUMF, and they think droning people is really neat. I have never understood that, exactly, beyond the obvious fact they’re really, really

Posted in al Qaeda, ISIS, Middle East, Terrorism, War on Terror

Obama Administration Knew About ISIS As Far Back As 2012

Ya know, I am old enough to remember the Watergate-era question, “what did the President know, and when did he know it?” (I was a little kid at the time, so I didn’t understand the whole context of the question,

Posted in al Qaeda, Foreign Policy, ISIS, Middle East, Terrorism, War on Terror

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