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Kerry’s first overseas trip off to shaky start [Mainstream Media Ignores]
Foreign Policy.com ^ | 2/25/13 | Josh Rogin

Posted on 02/26/2013 6:59:13 AM PST by SoFloFreeper

America's new top diplomat is already facing trouble and confusion as he begins a two-week trip whose major focus is on coalescing international action on Syria.

With John Kerry in London Monday on the first leg of his nine-country tour of Europe and the Middle East, administration officials were scrambling to salvage a planned meeting between the new U.S. secretary of state and the leaders of the Syrian opposition coalition scheduled for Thursday.

Following a Monday meeting in London with British Foreign Secretary William Hague, Kerry condemned the Syrian regime's use of rockets to attack civilians in Aleppo but declined to specify any of the steps he suggested earlier this month the Obama administration is "evaluating" to change the situation on the ground in Syria. He downplayed the notion that any new American initiatives would be unveiled at the upcoming Friends of Syria meeting in Italy.

"Now, let me make clear, we will continue to work closely with our British allies to address the growing humanitarian crisis, and to support the Syrian Opposition Council. We are coordinating with the Syrian opposition coalition, we're coordinating with the U.N. and with others in order to help get relief to the victims who need that help," Kerry said.

(Excerpt) Read more at thecable.foreignpolicy.com ...


TOPICS: Foreign Affairs; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: bias; fail; media; syria
More disastrous foreign policy...ignored by the Obama buttlicking media.
1 posted on 02/26/2013 6:59:22 AM PST by SoFloFreeper
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To: SoFloFreeper

Another incompetent idiot running state.


2 posted on 02/26/2013 7:02:40 AM PST by headstamp 2 (What would Scooby do?)
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To: SoFloFreeper
...and the MSM trashed Sarah Palin.

Palin is a genius compared to Crazy Uncle Joe & Lurch!

3 posted on 02/26/2013 7:04:47 AM PST by TexasCajun
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To: SoFloFreeper
What could possibly go worng?

/s, fer Pete's sakes!

4 posted on 02/26/2013 7:10:40 AM PST by Smokin' Joe (How often God must weep at humans' folly. Stand fast. God knows what He is doing)
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To: SoFloFreeper; Allegra; big'ol_freeper; Lil'freeper; TrueKnightGalahad; blackie; Cincinatus' Wife; ..
This just in, Secretary of State John Kerry was shown enthusiastic support...  photo GaryOwens-6.gif on his first foreign trip by--

Vietman War Veterans...  photo Kerry-2-R.gif in Hanoi...  photo Kerry-NV-1.gif --

Korean War Veterans...  photo Kerry-Korea-1.gif in Pyongyang...  photo Kerry-2-L.gif--

Afghan War Veterans...  photo Kerry-1-R.gif in Moscow...  photo Kerry-RedArmy-1.gif--

And also by White Flag Bearing War Veterans...  photo Kerry-France-1.gif in Paris...  photo Kerry-1-L.gif --

Upon the Secretary's return home...  photo GaryOwens-4-L.gif he said:

"Keep those baby killing...  photo Kerry-3-R.gif terrorists away...  photo Kerry-US.gif from me!"

And the President came...  photo GaryOwens-5-R.gif to welcome him home--

"Way to go, John. I...  photo Kerry-Obama-1.gif couldn't have done better myself!"

I'd condemn this as a chicken joke...  photo Laugh-In-6-R.gif but Hagel is now at Defense!

5 posted on 02/27/2013 9:19:57 PM PST by Bender2 ("I've got a twisted sense of humor, and everything amuses me." RAH Beyond this Horizon)
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