Captain America Abandons the Entire Middle East

I doubt that President Obama loves the name "Captain America," but that's the job he was elected to do in 2008.  National security is the president's first job.  But Obama has been by far the most catastrophic captain of the ship of state in American history in every conceivable way. The last two weeks have seen more dagger-stabs in the back to the Muslim Middle East: yes, Obama has tried shafting Israel over and over again, but also the much more fragile Saudis and Gulf oil states, a very vulnerable Egypt (by publicly endorsing overthrowing President Mubarak and supporting a Muslim Brothers grab for his office), Libya (which had abandoned its nuclear program after Bush invaded Iraq), and now Iraq itself. Retired Army General John M. Keane just denounced Obama's off-like-a-rabbit strategy from Iraq.  Keane was the author of the "U.S. surge" that essentially won that war -- though not to the point of permanent stability.  We stayed in Japan and Germany for decades...(Read Full Article)

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