It's a Dick Cheney World

After the Soviet Union invaded Afghanistan in December, 1979, President Jimmy Carter told the world that it had "made a more dramatic change in my own opinion of what the Soviets' ultimate goals are than anything they've done in the previous time I've been in office." By then, of course the Carter Administration was in extremis. Jimmy Carter's lesson was learned far too late. But the cost to the United States -- and its allies around the world -- of President Carter's learning curve was high indeed. We have just gone through a three-year Presidential learning curve again. One wonders, therefore, what President Barack Obama makes of the  revelation this week that Iran's Revolutionary Guards planned to assassinate the Saudi Arabian ambassador to the United States in a Washington restaurant and to attack the Saudi and Israeli embassies in DC? The world's leading state sponsor of terror attempted to hire the Zetas, Mexico's most murderous drug cartel, to carry out attacks in the...(Read Full Article)