Vladimir Putin

Obama’s Farce

He sold his plan for bombing Syria on flawed political assumptions. by Victor Davis Hanson // National Review Online   To support the president’s enforcement of his red line in Syria requires suspensions of disbelief. Here are several. I wish it were not true, but there is scant evidence that the world, led by the U.S., …

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Putin Puts Obama in Hot Seat: ‘What Will You Do If Rebels Are Ones Using Chemical Weapons?’

by Raymond Ibrahim // RaymondIbrahim.com   Russian President Vladimir Putin has a strange way of speaking straightforwardly, without all the artificial and “morally superior” airs one expects from Western politicians. Earlier, for example, he wondered why Western leaders were supporting cannibals in Syria: You will not deny that one does not really need to support the people who not …

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Putinology

by Victor Davis Hanson // NRO’s The Corner Barack Obama’s cancellation of his Russian visit is the normal sort of diplomat payback for insult and injury — in this case the asylum offered Edward Snowden in the face of administration pleas to send him home for punishment. But with Obama, as with everything with Obama, the …

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Epitaph for a Foreign Policy

by Bruce S. Thornton // FrontPage Magazine If you still doubt that Barack Obama has disastrously bungled our foreign policy, check out this video. In it Egyptian singer Salma Elmasry brutally insults Obama for supporting the Muslim Brothers and Islamists in general, her vulgar insults laced with an image of our President sporting a bin Laden cap …

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Back to our 20th-century future

by Victor Davis Hanson // Tribune Media Services We may be in the era of Facebook and fracking. But 2013 is still beginning to look a lot like the cataclysmic century we just left behind. More people probably died from the wars of the 20th century than from the battles of the prior 2,500 years combined. The bloodiest …

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History Never Quite Ends

by Victor Davis Hanson Tribune Media Services The European Union and the United Nations, as well as globalization and advanced technology, were supposed to trump age-old cultural, geographical, and national differences and bring people together. Share This

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Obama’s Illiberal Foreign Policy

by Victor Davis Hanson National Review Online The incoming hope-and-change Obama administration advanced the narrative that at home and abroad it cared far more for people than profits. Share This

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