Obama’s Foreign Policy Doctrine: Watch, Monitor, Look, Wait, Whac-a-Mole and NO BOOTS ON THE GROUND
Some have described President Obama’s foreign policy as “lead from behind”. It’s now been replaced by left in the dust. Meaning all options are on the table which means he’ll contemplate on doing nothing. And it’s good to know there is no crisis in Iraq in case anyone was wondering. We know this because if there were a crisis, say terrorists were mere miles away from attacking the city of our embassy | Read More »
Reap the Whirlwind
In 1219 the Shah of the Islamic Khwarezmid Empire (present day Iran, Afghanistan and Pakistan), Ala ad-Din Muhammad had the ambassadors of Genghis Khan killed. This affront to diplomatic convention led to a devastating invasion and the total destruction of the Khwarezmid Empire. No-one would advocate the slash and burn/take no prisoner response of the Mongols in the thirteenth century. However, to allow the first | Read More »
The End of the Orange Revolution?
As the world outside of Barack Obama’s self-absorbed bubble turns: Polls show former communist apparatchik Viktor Yanukovych holding a slim lead over Yulia Tymoshenko in the Ukraine presidential election. Yankukovych is a bad guy, like he could be cast as a villain in a James Bond movie type of bad guy. The former convict, thug and accused rapist is the Kremlin’s lapdog and has no | Read More »