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Putin Echoes Obama on American Exceptionalism

September 12, 2013

The United States of America.  Simply, there has been no nation or people in the history of mankind that has done more for the expansion of human freedom and dignity than the United States.  With an economy which has grown an average of just over 1% for over 200 years, the modern world owes its [...]

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Putin Gives Obama an Out in Syria

September 9, 2013

Russian President Vladimir Putin proposed that instead of an ill-advised US strike on Assad in Syria, Assad should just give up his chemical weapons.  Obama seems to be biting, Ban Ki Moon seems ready to rally the Security Council, and John Kerry remains haughty through it all (it was Kerry’s off-handed suggestion that got this [...]

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Obama: Red Line? Not My Red Line!

September 4, 2013

On August 20, 2012, President Obama first uttered his now infamous “red line” comment regarding use of chemical weapons in the Syrian Civil War: We have been very clear to the Assad regime, but also to other players on the ground, that a red line for us is we start seeing a whole bunch of [...]

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Syria: Sarin Gas Used, but Whose Was It?

September 2, 2013

My thoughts on Syria are pretty clear:  with no clear strategic American interest in that civil war, let Iran’s proxies in the Assad regime and the Islamist rebels keep killing each other.  The only other pressing issue is letting the use of chemical weapons go unpunished, especially after all of President Obama’s “red line” statements. [...]

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Syria Used Chemical Weapons Against Rebels — Now What?

June 13, 2013

Yesterday, Bill Clinton reportedly told a crowd that President Obama risks looking like a “total wuss” if the second black President doesn’t intervene in Syria. Just a few hours ago, the US government finally admitted that the Assad regime in Syria actually used chemical weapons on the rebels, which killed an estimated 100-150 people.  This [...]

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