Skip to comments.Obama to lay out defense of foreign policy in West Point speech(multilateral efforts,not military)
Posted on 05/24/2014 3:34:35 PM PDT by NormsRevenge
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Stung by criticism, President Barack Obama will use a speech on Wednesday to launch a sweeping defense of his approach to foreign policy, one that he will say is reliant on multilateral diplomacy instead of military interventions.
Obama is to deliver the commencement address at the U.S. Military Academy at West Point, New York, the first in a series of speeches that he and top advisers will use to explain U.S. foreign policy in the aftermath of conflicts in Iraq and Afghanistan and lay out a broad vision for the rest of his presidency.
Obama has come under withering fire in recent months for what his critics say is a passive approach to foreign policy, one that has allowed Russian President Vladimir Putin to flex his muscle in Ukraine, and left the Syrian civil war to fester and China to threaten its neighbors in the South China Sea.
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s o s a .
like speaking at the Baseball Hall of Fame.
or hosting the Seattle Seahawks at the WH.
Photo op Resident of the WH.
as our nation is under assault from without and within..
Wonder what Jarrett will let him say.
Have a Safe and Sane Memorial Day Week-end
"policy ? we don't need no stinkin policy !"
Now if some enterprising upper classman would figure out how to unplug his teleprompter about two minutes into the speech, I’d pay admission to see the rest of the story!
President Obama strolled out to the podium today in San Jose, CA and was immediately at a loss for words. Not only did the President not have teleprompter, his aides forgot his speech.
My remarks are not sitting here, the President declared awkwardly. Im uhhh .people .oh goodness .uhhhh...folks are sweating back there right now.
from the article, “.... lay out a broad vision for the rest of his presidency.”
How much more can we American Citizens take of his failed foreign and domestic policies>
Secondly, hopefully “the rest of his presidency” comes to an abrupt end and soon....
For all you NSA jackboots lurking out there I do not mean assassinated, I mean he is impeached for treason and summarily tried, convicted and hung by his neck until dead for his crimes against this nation. IMO that is the outcome for this thug and his administration
What a joke. We’ve never had a bigger buffoon as a Commander in Chief.
Bowing & kow-towing. Issuing empty ultimatums. Gutting the armed forces. Skipping national security briefings. Abandoning Americans fighting for their lives.
Golfing, fundraising and bathhousing. Learning about important matters while watching TV. Delegating CICh authority and responsibilities to underlings ....
He’s a national embarrassment.
I have got a ringside seat.
Can’t say I am thrilled with the speaker, Biden was good for laughs at least.
We were there when Gore spoke. Lots of curses muttered under peoples’ breath.
I was there for Gore, as well. About a third of the way through his talk, it was clear most people were just watching the little kids gather for the hat toss.
“A sweeping defense of his approach to foreign policy”
Got it, A broom with a white flag on the handle!!!!
Oh boy, another Obama speech. Never had one of those before. /sarc
Gawd if I could only stand to listen to any more islamoNazi lies. This could be hilarious.
multilateral approach....arm terrorists and manipulate protestors to topple stable governments that kept their populations in line.
I pity the poor cadets.... I hope they boo him out of the room ! How dare he use these good men and women as props (again) ?
It wasn’t always so bad , they LOVED George W. Bush :