"Under Obama, I half expect our military aircraft to intercept the Israelis if they attempt to strike Iran."When you glance at a map and note the locations of Libya and Israel and consider the pressures of this upcoming election overshadowed by the events of this week and include the news that Two Norfolk-based ships head for Libya . . .those valuable military resources can and will be used to address whatever target the-current-occupant-of-the-oval-office prefers given their convenient proximation.
Your speculation & concern is shared by many.
So attempting to tap the SPR didn’t work, QE3 didn’t work, the Arab Spring has blown-up in his face and now what does he have left?