Barack Obama Either Does Not Know Much About Geopolitics or Does Not Care
You could be forgiven for thinking Barack Obama is intentionally screwing the Brits. It is hard to imagine a man who claims to be so smart doing something as dumb as sending GTMO detainees to Bermuda without Bermuda’s home government’s permission. Because you are neither the President of the United States nor the Secretary of State of the United States, you could be forgiven for | Read More »
President Obama and the now-vex’d Bermoothes.
You know, it’s not the fact that we’re apparently on the verge of toppling another foreign government that bemuses me, per se; toppling foreign governments is one of those things that the United States of America simply does, as a byproduct of our very existence. Whether or not that’s an inherently good thing is going to be a matter of some debate – particularly if | Read More »
The White House has found a place for the Uighurs! Palau!
8,188.82 miles away from Washington, DC (if this site is to be believed), which is actually about 8,000 miles less than I expected. Then again, there probably isn’t anything there except empty ocean*, and if the administration was just going to dump terrorists into the water it would have said so. Palau (Who?) to Take in 17 Uighurs The obscure Pacific nation of Palau, one | Read More »
Germany disinclined to acquiesce to Obama’s Uighur request.
As Track-A-’Crat notes, the administration is at best spinning its difficulties to get anybody else to take the Uighurs. The President is claiming that there have been no hard commitments, which implies that negotiations for giving some over to Germany are still going on: Strictly speaking, that may be true. But according to information obtained by SPIEGEL, Germany has long since blocked the idea of | Read More »