Islam, U.S. Foreign Policy, and the Presidential Debate - Public Versus 'Elite' Perceptions

Tonight (Monday 10/22/12) the final presidential debate of the 2012 campaign, held at Lynn University in Boca Raton, Florida, will be devoted exclusively to foreign policy. While Osama bin Laden has been assassinated by brave U.S. Navy SEALs (and accorded a formal U.S. military "sea burial" by the Obama administration), the jihad to impose the totalitarian sharia is ascendant, and flush with victories across Islamdom, and Islam's Huntingtonian bloody innards, and borders.  Despite President Obama's much-ballyhooed "outreach" to the Muslim world, as articulated in his June 2009 Cairo speech, ensuing events -- punctuated by the 9/11/12 jihadist assault on the U.S. government's Benghazi, Libya compound, which killed our Ambassador Christopher Stevens, Navy SEALs Glenn Doherty and Tyrone Woods, and Air Force veteran Sean Smith -- have confirmed the catastrophic willful blindness of that vision. What our policymaking elites ignore, perilously, is that sharia, Islamic law, is not just...(Read Full Post)