Skip to comments."America Must Always Lead": President Obama Addresses West Point Graduates
Posted on 05/28/2014 2:09:17 PM PDT by kingattax
This morning, President Obama traveled to West Point to congratulate the newest officers in the United States Army and to reflect on America's foreign policy agenda.
In the President's remarks, he acknowledged that our world is changing with accelerating speed and that America must be equipped to respond to an increasingly dynamic environment.
It will be your generation's task to respond to this new world. The question we face; the question you will face; is not whether America will lead, but how we will lead, not just to secure our peace and prosperity, but also to extend peace and prosperity around the globe.
The President spent most of his speech outlining his vision for how the United States, and our military, should lead in the years to come. The four elements of American leadership included:
1.Using military force when our core interests are at stake or our people are threatened
2.Shifting our counter-terrorism strategy by more effectively partnering with countries where terrorist networks seek a foothold
3.Continuing to strengthen and enforce international order through evolving our institutions, such as NATO and the United Nations
4.Supporting democracy and human rights around the globe, not only as a matter of idealism, but one of national security.
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world class Ahole....sure as hell no leader
except if you're under attack in Benghazi. right, you queer muzzie ???????
Lead from behind?
I’m sure the cadets are too polite and respectful of the office of president to say anything, but I’d love to know what they were thinking during Obama’s speech.
0bama reads a teleprompter at West Point and reads words that were written by his handlers and mean nothing to him. Later on he had a good meal and he will have a golf outing very soon.
considering Benghazi shouldn't this boil the blood of all real Americans ?
Obama is one of the most, if not the most, disingenuous individual in the world. Why anyone would follow this person is beyond any intelligent belief.
dumb sheep will follow a judas goat right to death without one bleat.
hey charlie...check the gas !
Then get outta the way!
Did that line garner laughter from the cadets? America must lead the way —to Gay Rights and Global Warming.
He didn't try to speak any Austrian to the Navy corpsemen, did he?
this was from the Council on Foreign Relations website :
“To come to his (partial) defense on a few policies: On Benghazi, the United States certainly made mistakes. Four Americans were tragically killed, and it was no one’s finest hour. But charges that the Obama administration launched a major conspiracy to cover up what had really happened simply fail to hold water. And beyond the human tragedy, the strategic consequences for the United States of that terrible night in Libya in September of 2012 were small.”
considering the source, there is no surprise that obozo is being defended.
Just when I think I can’t possibly loath him any more than I do already...
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