Isn't his " Lets get out at all costs " diplomacy creating the mess going on today in the mid east ! Much like pulling all cops out of L.A. would do ! And then only mayhem Rules.?
Have you seriously not yet learnt that we can't control countries where the population doesn't want us? It never works. The only moral thing to do is encourage a democratic process anything else is wrong.
The mideast has been a mess for decades. We are not going to change that. Bush made a bigger mess of it with two unfocused wars. The only solution is to get to the point where we don't need their oil and that will not happen as long as corporations control our country.
What "get out at all costs" diplomacy? He's an expansionist, if anything, and leaving them alone to at least have an election would be preferable to installing NATO's preferred Islamist dictator by force.
by ahorseback2 months ago
Let's hear your arguments against that one ? The left knew this too and their biased observations are only justified by short term political memory and anti- war agenda !
by Susan Reid4 years ago
We've seen a lot of threads on the uprisings in Egypt and Libya that have spread throughout the Middle East/Asian Muslim population.There has been speculation: Is all this violence really about some schlocky, tasteless...
by Marwan Asmar6 years ago
Are the popular protests in the Middle East genuine, or is there a "foreign" hand involved in directing what is happening, as it is frequently claimed.
by Flightkeeper6 years ago
Christians are facing more discrimination in the Middle East. They don't get hired for jobs because they're Christian. As a religious minority they are not being accommodated. Muslims have more freedom...
by LewSethics5 years ago
The Universe is really big, wouldn't the god of the solar system or maybe even god of the planet earth make more sense? How about god of the middle east? That would explain the insanity.
by rhamson7 years ago
With ths slow withdrawel of troops slated for Iraq and the escalation of troops being called for in Afganistan how will the US define a victory in the Middle East?
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