LEXINGTON, Va. — Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney said Monday that President Obama has embraced a passive foreign policy that retreats from the bipartisan consensus that has governed for generations, and said that under Mr. Obama the United States no longer shapes events on the global stage.
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Paul Ryan slammed Barack Obama’s failed foreign policy this week on FOX News Sunday.
The Republican VP nominee told Chris Wallace the “ugly fruits” of a foreign policy of weakness is unraveling before our eyes on our TV screens.
“The Obama foreign policy is unraveling literally before our eyes on our TV screens. And so what Mitt Romney is going to do is […]
Late yesterday afternoon, in an obvious attempt to rescue President Obama from what could and should be a brutal round of Sunday shows examining the cover up the White House is currently engaged in with respect to the sacking of our consulate in Libya, the Office of the Director of National Intelligence (DNI) released a […]
The Obama administration notified Congress on Friday that it intends to give Egypt’s new government an emergency cash infusion of $450 million, but the move immediately encountered resistance from lawmakers wary of foreign aid in general and of Egypt’s new course under the leadership of the Muslim Brotherhood.
The aid is part of $1 billion in […]
The U.S. has lost track of some of Syria’s chemical weapons, Defense Secretary Leon Panetta said Friday, and does not know if any potentially lethal chemicals have fallen into the hands of Syrian rebels or Iranian forces inside the country.
“There has been intelligence that there have been some moves that have taken place. Where exactly […]
The foreign-policy results of the new Bloomberg National Poll haven’t gotten much attention yet, but the survey contains some bad news for the Obama campaign. According to the poll, Mitt Romney has a 48-42 advantage over Barack Obama on the question of which candidate would be tougher on terrorism. Romney, in other words, has encroached […]
Yesterday there were reports that the Obama Administration found out that Al-Qaeda was behind the Benghazi consulate attacks within 24 hours of the assault that killed four Americans.
So what was their first action? Did they secure the compound? – No, that took over a week to get FBI agents to the consulate Did they acknowledge […]
US embassies in the Muslim world were on high alert Friday following days of violent protests against an anti-Islam film. Germany, too, closed several embassies in fear of attacks. Some German commentators argue that the violence shows that Obama’s Middle East policies have failed.
After days of protests over an anti-Islam film, American diplomatic missions in […]
Former President Jimmy Carter spoke to students at Drake University in Des Moines today and was asked if he agreed with what Obama said about Egypt:
Jimmy Carter: “Egypt is an ally of the US, we know Egypt well.”
President Obama had earlier stated during an interview, “You know, I don’t think that we would consider them an ally, but we do […]
Here are campaign-released portions of the nominee-presumptive’s 2pm ET speech… “It is reported that Bob Gates, the President’s first secretary of defense, bluntly addressed another security problem within this administration. After secret operational details of the bin Laden raid were given to reporters, Secretary Gates walked into the West Wing and told the Obama team […]
With regards to Israel, the attention has been on President Obama, questions have arisen like, “is he anti-Israel?” or “How will he change US/Israel relations?” There has been very little attention on Vice-President Joe Biden, who frankly is not a friend of Israel either. Especially when it comes to Israel’s self defense.
During the recent Presidential […]
Senior Tehran officials are recommending a preemptive strike against Israel to prevent an Israeli attack on Iran’s nuclear reactors, a senior Islamic Republic official told foreign diplomats two weeks ago in London.
The official, Dr. Seyed G. Safavi, said recent threats by Israeli authorities strengthened this position, but that as of yet, a preemptive strike has […]
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IRAN: Tehran carefully rooting for Obama
Is Iran gunning for a victory by presidential candidate Barack Obama?
Depends on whom you ask. But, yeah. It is.
Despite the official line that it won’t make any difference who wins the U.S. presidency (after all, they say, America is totally under the thumb of “Zionists”), Iranians are watching the U.S. […]
STIFFS UN IN NUKE NEGOTIATIONS
May 21, 2008 — BUOYED by their modest electoral success last month, critics of President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad’s provocative foreign policy were preparing to launch a series of attacks on him in the Islamic Majlis, Iran’s ersatz parliament. But then Ahmadinejad got an unexpected boost from Barack Obama.
Ali Larijani, Iran’s former nuclear […]
Chicago Tribune just confirmed what we’ve been saying all along: Obama’s vulnerable on national security
Barack Obama says the United States should not negotiate with Hamas “unless they recognize Israel, renounce violence and are willing to abide by previous accords” that Israel reached with neighboring Arab states and the Palestinians.
Which of those objections does not apply […]
Three prominent Democrats rejected Sen. Barack Obama’s position of meeting unconditionally with Iran
Three prominent Democrats yesterday rejected Sen. Barack Obama’s position of meeting unconditionally with Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad and leaders of other American enemies.
Sen. Joseph R. Biden Jr. of Delaware, former Sen. Gary Hart of Colorado and former Rep. Harold E. Ford Jr. of Tennessee distanced themselves from Mr. Obama’s position, each saying that […]
Hypocrisy or Flip Flop: Obama Criticized Carter for talking to Hamas but Obama said he will talk to our enemies without precondition
Mr. Obama criticized former President Jimmy Carter for his recent meetings with Hamas leaders. At the same time, Obama said many times that he is the only candidate who will talk to our enemies without conditions - What do you call this? Flip flop or hypocrisy? You decide.
Even Obama’s far left media disagreed with him.
Obama says Israel is a “Constant wound” and a “Constant sore” that infects “all of our foreign policy.”
Obama, under fire for attracting praise and support for his presidential run from the terrorist group Hamas, spoke to Atlantic Monthly at length about his views of the Middle East.
Asked if he thought Israel represented a drag on America’s reputation overseas, Obama said: “No, no, no. But what I think is that this constant wound, […]