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Obama’s Chickens Coming Home to Roost? Ticking time bombs from Syria to North Korea

Daniel Greenfield, Democrats inherit the foreign policy crises of a thousand Republican presidential fathers, but the foreign policy crises inherited by incoming Republicans in the White House are always orphans. Or at least that’s how the media likes to spin it. If you believe your random mainstream media outlet of choice, North Korea and Syria

Tillerson slams Iran nuclear deal as ‘failed approach,’ vows ‘comprehensive review’

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson ratcheted up criticism Wednesday of the Obama-era nuclear deal with Iran, publicly confirming the Trump administration is conducting a “comprehensive review” and declaring they have “no intention of passing the buck.” In some of his toughest language yet, Tillerson said at a brief press conference that the Iran deal “fails

Newt Gingrich: Left-Wing Dems ‘Live in a Fantasy World’ on Foreign Policy

Hannity, Former House Speaker Newt Gingrich (R-Ga.) said liberal Democrats’ views on foreign policy are not grounded in reality. Gingrich compared former President Barack Obama, Hillary Clinton and John Kerry’s actions toward Russia and Iran with that of President Trump and Secretary of State Rex Tillerson. He said the weak nature of Clinton and Kerry’s

Obama is America’s Version of Stanley Baldwin

Victor Davis Hanson, Last year, President Obama assured the world that “we are living in the most peaceful, prosperous and progressive era in human history,” and that “the world has never been less violent.” Translated, those statements meant that active foreign-policy volcanoes in China, Iran, North Korea, Russia and the Middle East would probably not

Allen West: “Threading the Needle of a Global Security Debacle”

Allen West, It continues to amaze me, perhaps not, how recalcitrant the media has been in not addressing the horrific global security situation that was bequeathed from the Obama administration to the Trump administration. The misguided vehemence in which the media has pursued a windmill called Russian intervention into our election is quite telling. Early

Russia, Iran Warn U.S. They Will “Respond With Force” If Syria “Red Lines” Crossed Again

Zero Hedge, ‘From now on we will respond with force to any aggressor or any breach of red lines from whoever it is and America knows our ability to respond well.’ A statement issued on Sunday by a joint command centre consisting of forces of Russian, Iran and allied militia alliance supporting Syrian President Bashar

Ancient Laws, Modern Wars

Victor Davis Hanson,   The most dangerous moments in foreign affairs often come after a major power seeks to reassert its lost deterrence. The United States may be entering just such a perilous transitional period. Rightly or wrongly, China, Iran, North Korea, Russia and Middle East-based terrorists concluded after 2009 that the U.S. saw itself

Defense Sec. Mattis: North Korea’s ‘Reckless’ Actions Must Be Stopped

Mikael Thalen | Infowars, Tensions escalate as North Korea furthers nuclear ambitions. U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis said Friday that North Korea’s “reckless” actions must be stopped. Defense Sec. Mattis: North Korea’s ‘Reckless’ Actions Must Be Stopped — Mikael Thalen (@MikaelThalen) March 31, 2017 Speaking beside British Defense Minister Michael Fallon at a

North Korea’s ‘reckless’ actions must be stopped, Mattis says

North Korea’s “reckless” actions in regards to its nuclear weapons and missile programs “has got to be stopped,” Defense Secretary Jim Mattis said Friday. Speaking at a news conference in London, Mattis raised the North Korea issue in response to a reporter’s question about Iran. He suggested that North Korea is a more urgent problem.