posted on Sep, 24 2013 @ 07:03 PM
reply to post by MysteriousHusky
Indeed, it might be swinging back. It's hard to say, and it shouldn't be. That's much of the point I think. We shouldn't have to guess and wonder
here, as citizens, what our President's intentions and policies are. I've lived most of my life with Presidents who the people could predict with
fair certainty. So could other leaders. If x happened, y would likely follow. If we had a diplomatic compound over-run and destroyed, for instance,
all hell would break loose.
So, in the order of things.? Libya....he was wishy washy and wimpy on. Not generally, but specifically. If you recall, the issue of the War Powers act
came up then too..and it curbed his ambitions to the point of leaving the E.U. and Britain to largely handle Libya alone, after giving very mixed
messages at the start for how the US would or wouldn't be a part of it.
Syria... Oh.. Wow... I don't know where we start or the world does. Yes, he seems tougher now..but at what cost and for what purpose? We helped make
the entire war from protests which arose from nowhere 2 years ago in Homs and blossomed into a full blown revolutionary movement almost overnight.
It's been a hunt to kill Assad by almost any means since. When his Rebels are busted with Sarin in Iraq and Turkey, then, weeks later use Sarin in
Syria? Well... Then it's about "End it NOW... Yesterday! Immediately!".. I can understand his sentiment there, but he made the bed he's sleeping
in....it's hard to feel any sympathy for the predicament.
Syria wasn't the first nation the FSA and Al Qaeda factions were busted... red handed..with weapons grade Sarin. It was the 3rd. Bagdhad was #1 with
a remote controlled aircraft along with the homemade Sarin mixture. Then Turkey, with a couple busted with Sarin, intending to use it on Turkish
civilians. Recall that, when it made the news? Not real BIG news....for obvious reasons.
So... These are the things that come to mind when I describe his foreign policy as a complete disaster. Even Iraq, which we left on Bush's schedule
(not one day sooner...as it happened) has fallen back into total chaos with body counts not seen since 2008. Talk about a nation better left
untouched......and mow we hope Syria doesn't fall the same way ....despite all evidence saying it will.
Insanity is doing the same thing, the same way and expecting different results. Obama is insane. That's what it is.