In Cairo, Pompeo gives the speech Obama should have in 2009

Early in his presidency, Barack Obama gave a speech in Cairo that he referred to as "A New Beginning."  In that speech in June 2009, Obama identified the United States as one of the causes of turmoil and violence in the Middle East.  He never said the words "I'm sorry," but his tone was apologetic as he viciously criticized the Israeli "occupation" and the U.S. invasion of Iraq. Yesterday, almost ten years later, American secretary of state Mike Pompeo gave the speech that Obama should have given.  It was unabashedly pro-American and identified America as a force for good in the region. Fox News: In a stunning but essential rebuke of former President Barack Obama and his legacy of weakness and failure abroad, Pompeo declared, "The age of self-inflicted American shame is over." If that wasn't clear enough, Pompeo said, "Now comes the real new beginning" –...(Read Full Post)
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