Skip to comments.BREAKING NEWS: Obama Allegedly Undermined U.S. Foreign Policy in Iraq
Posted on 09/15/2008 12:35:45 PM PDT by Winged Hussar
Stick a fork in Obama: he's done
The following is in today's New York Post,. The bottom line is that Barack Obama allegedly attempted to undermine official U.S. policy in Iraq, an action that could have endangered thousands of lives as well as regional peace and security, for his own political benefit. We encourage our readers to circulate this story as widely as possible, because it alone should mean the end of Obama's candidacy.
WHILE campaigning in public for a speedy withdrawal of US troops from Iraq, Sen. Barack Obama has tried in private to persuade Iraqi leaders to delay an agreement on a draw-down of the American military presence.
"He asked why we were not prepared to delay an agreement until after the US elections and the formation of a new administration in Washington," Zebari said in an interview.
...Obama has given Iraqis the impression that he doesn't want Iraq to appear anything like a success, let alone a victory, for America. The reason? He fears that the perception of US victory there might revive the Bush Doctrine of "pre-emptive" war - that is, removing a threat before it strikes at America.
We must now ask whether Obama is merely wishing for our country's foreign policy to fail in Iraq, or whether he is working actively to cause it to fail.
Update: More reports on this breaking story Fox News: "Obama Tried to Delay Withdrawal Agreement of U.S. Troops"
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§ 953. Private correspondence with foreign governments
Any citizen of the United States, wherever he may be, who, without authority of the United States, directly or indirectly commences or carries on any correspondence or intercourse with any foreign government or any officer or agent thereof, with intent to influence the measures or conduct of any foreign government or of any officer or agent thereof, in relation to any disputes or controversies with the United States, or to defeat the measures of the United States, shall be fined under this title or imprisoned not more than three years, or both.
This section shall not abridge the right of a citizen to apply, himself or his agent, to any foreign government or the agents thereof for redress of any injury which he may have sustained from such government or any of its agents or subjects.
Anyone know how to use the Freedom of Information Act?
He is denying it. This will go nowhere unless there is some audio or transcript info.
It's not just Obambi, it's the entire DNC, and its media propaganda wing, trying to make the U.S. fail.
Rush was talking about this earlier. We need to push this story.
This article falls under the “Important If True” heading. It needs some better sourcing.
If it’s true, it should be very damaging to Obama with some independent voters.
The Logan Act won’t come into play.
This seems like an act of treason.
The rest of the media will ignore this unless John McCain makes an ad about it.
This is the kind of thing that can put an early end to 0bama.
Not because he tried to undermine US policy and possibly broke the law, but because he broke faith with his supporters, telling them he wants to get troops out ASAP while secretly trying to negotiate with Iraq to keep them there longer.
John McCain must make this ad.
got a link for the denial? I haven’t seen his comments to this yet.
“He is denying it. This will go nowhere unless there is some audio or transcript info.”
Agreed, confirmation is key.
Amir Taheri should be interviewed in PRIME TIME on the networks to research this charge.
If, in fact, it is true--it is so outrageous, so disgusting, so shameful, so traitorous (not mentioning the hypocrisy),,,,
that if Hussein had an ounce of decency in himself,,,,
he would voluntarily remove himself as a candidate.
You're likely right. And given that the MSM isn't inclined to pursue this story, anyway, it looks like it will end up going nowhere.
audio audio audio audio!!!!
Maybe the Iraq guy has audio!!!!
This will be big.... news at 11 I hope
you would THINK someone recorded the conversation(s). If Obama comes out and says Tamiri(sp) is a liar then, hopefully, that forces the powers within Iraq to cough up proof and bury this guy once and for all.
Delivered under oath in a court of law is direct evidence. For the most part, evidence doesn't get any better than that. The transcript itself is sufficient to rebut an Obama denail under oath.
Nothing new here. Obama and the rest of the pro-terrorists “leaders” have been undermining the military for the last 1/2 dozen years.
What reason would he have to lie about something like that?
I mean, what would Zebari have to gain?
Now Obama bin Biden has EVERYTHING to lose if this is true so I would expect his unholyness to lie about it.
Obama bloggers are going nuts....I think their heads are spinning....watch it if you are in a cafe near one
they may puke!!
this will end the Obama campaign if we get Audio!!!!
Anyone know how to use the Freedom of Information Act?
Since its now at the HuffPo, the MSM cannot say they didn't know about it.
“BREAKING NEWS: Obama Allegedly Undermined U.S. Foreign Policy in Iraq”
It’s exactly what he’s been promising he’d do as President.
This would appear to be more than just a rumor:
“According to Iraqi Foreign Minister Hoshyar Zebari, Obama made his demand for delay a key theme of his discussions with Iraqi leaders in Baghdad in July.
“He asked why we were not prepared to delay an agreement until after the US elections and the formation of a new administration in Washington,” Zebari said in an interview.”
The source seems to be legitimate.
It sounds like a violation of the Logan act.
Riiiiight. How many times will we hear this pronouncement between now and November? Sorry Winged, but there's been a dozen things Obama's done that cooked him, but he's still raking in money, advertising, and the Dems are still gonna vote in his favor.
The Logan Act is effectively null and void today.
When there is nobody around with enough spine to enforce the law, it ceases to be the law.
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Can you direct us to his denial?
Although he's having trouble, Zero is far from being done yet and to think/say so would be a big mistake. Without some proof, this will go nowhere. To push it without sources is to act like "0".
too bad we do not have the conversation on tape. Then it truly would be over.
Interesting thought. This may actual hurt him with the left wingers.. He tried to delay the withdrawal, which goes against the left’s mantra of get us out now.
Kind of like the Black Sox scandal from 90yrs ago, say it ain’t so Joe? From Sox fans.
I just heard it from the guy who is covering the Obama camp on Fox news. That was supposedly their initial response.
A commenter on Ace of Spades posted a link to an MSNBC article by a reporter named Athena Jones, citing a press conference Obama held on June 16, 2008.
FLINT, Mich. — Obama reiterated his commitment to withdrawing U.S. troops from Iraq during a telephone conversation this morning with the country’s foreign minister, he told reporters in a 10-minute press conference on the tarmac here.
I’m still skeptical of the two sources, but I’m saving the web page just in case.
But as usual, there will be a huge yawn from the public.
I was wondering if that was legal. That post answered my question. Thank you.
Obama is bigger scum than I thought.
This would be a huge “October Surprise” story if it were a GOP nominee.
The arrogance is unbelievable and the action is heinous.
Send it out in emails to everyone! That's what I do, as I know MSM won't cover it.
This item turns out to be true and not just a rumor.