Skip to comments.Analysis: Biden promises foreign policy shifts
Posted on 02/09/2009 8:22:06 AM PST by Lucky9teen
WASHINGTON The Obama administration promises sweeping changes in American foreign policy, and some U.S. adversaries are nibbling the bait.
Vice President Joe Biden hit most of the right notes in his Munich speech this weekend, declaring among a long list of initiatives Washington's readiness to push the "reset button" with Russia, talk with rather than browbeat Iran and revitalize the bruised NATO alliance.
U.S. troops are leaving Iraq. A more nuanced Afghan policy is in the works. President Barack Obama won't rest without progress on an Israeli-Palestinian peace deal.
At the 45th Munich Security Conference on Saturday, Biden painted the global landscape in new colors, drawing stark contrasts with the Bush administration, which had alienated many American friends and deepened animosity among its enemies.
"The U.S. administration sent a very strong signal, and the signal was heard," Russian deputy prime minister Sergei Ivanov said Sunday.
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We’re screwed like a $2 hooker at a frat house.
A new foreign policy shift that involves dead Isreali and US citizens. Look carefully at your kids when you tuck them in at night. In a year or two you might find them blown to bloody shreds from a Palestinian suicide bombing.
“The U.S. administration sent a very strong signal, and the signal was heard,” Russian deputy prime minister Sergei Ivanov said Sunday.
We will begin moving troops into all of the break away republics and retake Poland by June!
The emerging recipe sems to be:
Give up strong positions and assets, close eyes, lead with chin...
Please remind me - I’m losing track: who is Secrettary of State?
Biden is one gaffe away from being sent to hibernation. Watch OB’s face when he and Biden have a joint appearance and Biden is at the mic.
The Clinton Carter policy all wrap up in one steaming pile of crap.I was watching the history channel doc on President Reagan and they had a shot of a young Al Gore railing against Reagan’s way of dealing with Russia.And I thought man these guys all through out history have been proven wrong over and over again yet they just can’t or wont do what it takes to protect this great country.
I fear you’re right.
The new "American flag" under Obama.