Skip to comments.Middle East Exploding, and Obama Nowhere to Be Found
Posted on 12/13/2012 10:09:37 AM PST by jazusamo
Nations in the Middle East, some of whom were once allies of the U.S., appear to be defying America. This is very evident when reviewing the events over the past six months in Libya, Syria, Egypt, and Iraq, and also among the Palestinians. As former Vice President Dick Cheney stated, "[o]ur allies no longer trust us, or have confidence in us, and our adversaries no longer fear us." The problem is also that America's allies in the region are dwindling while its adversaries are increasing. American Thinker interviewed experts to get their opinion about this very important issue.
In Iraq, the government has ignored entreaties from the Obama administration and has freed a top Hezb'allah operative accused of murdering American soldiers. This was after Vice President Joe Biden phoned Prime Minister Maliki on November 13, urging him to hold the terrorist Ali Musa Daqduq accountable for his crimes. Also, earlier this month it was reported by U.S. officials that Iraq has allowed Iran to use Iraqi airspace to fly military personnel and weapons to Syria in civilian aircraft.
In Egypt, the day after Secretary of State Hillary Clinton visited Egyptian President Morsi, Morsi instituted a power-grab. He issued decrees giving himself broad powers by effectively weakening the judiciary, and he pushed through a draft of the new constitution in just twenty-one hours. This draft basically sets Morsi up to become a dictator through several articles that will restrict the rights of women and minorities. Liberals, Coptic Christians, and women walked out as this constitution was drafted, and members of all of these groups have been demonstrating ever since. At a meeting to discuss the situation, there was only one liberal opposition politician who attended, while the other eight delegates were Islamists...
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What do you expect from a community organizer, peace and love?
Oh, and having a good time.
..he’s too busy working on HIS holiday special prancing around with PSY.
He’s prepping for his multi-million dollar vacation in Hawaii , at taxpayers expense.
You don’t think that just because he helped to fund and arm a war that he would be arround , would you ?
Look at what he did ..( or didn’t do ).. at Benghazi !
Zero’s getting ready for his Hawaii vacation.
Looking for Obama? Did anyone try the Green Room on the set for The View?
Barack Hussein Mountain Dew Comacho Obama’s response?
Burn Baby Burn.
Somebody wheel out Colin Powell and ask him if his “you break it, you bought it” rule that he and the media thought was so witty applies to the Obama or is that only for Republicans.
When do we get to see the muslim spring thing Hillary and Oboma created? Is this suppose to be it???? If so, what's so great about it?
I hope nobody here is surprised by this.
concerned about politics ~:” When do we get to see the muslim spring thing Hillary and Oboma created? Is this suppose to be it???? If so, what’s so great about it? “
Arab Spring is in the air !
..just don’t stand downwind .. as you will be asphixiated !
...AND probably “leading from behind”
Haha . . . good one!
Nah, he’s just having a big ol time these days. Anyone who really believes the SOB has America’s best interest at heart has got to be several bricks short of a load.