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#1 To do so would admit the utter failure of President Obama's entire Presidency from his "We're sorry!" world tour to his gutting of our military, to his inept 'reset' of our foreign policy to his bumbling implementation of pretty much everything to his destruction of our economy.
The media won't do that under any circumstances. When war DOES break out, it'll be "Bush's fault!"
#2 EVERYONE knows Obama is not capable enough to be "In Charge".
Posted by newc 2012-07-16 02:19||
#3 I think a drift into failed states is more likely. Egypt will be next, as the price of wheat goes ever upward, bread riots aren't too far away.
Posted by phil_b 2012-07-16 03:21||
#4 The myth that Arabs are capable of self-rule could not be sustained forever.
Posted by g(r)omgoru 2012-07-16 04:11||
#5 Whoa newc, O-man is slated to be the first world minister.
Posted by swksvolFF 2012-07-16 07:27||
#6 Until someone cares about wars in Africa or South America, I will not care about wars in the Middle East. Have fun boys.
Posted by rammer 2012-07-16 19:20||
#7 Some axioms: long time dictators always go down hard. Short time democratic pollster-driven politicians cannot get anything actually done, and noone forgets atrocities - ever. So yes, its wack a mole time again to some degree in the ME, and best if they just kept it local. I would worry more about the build up in subs in the Pacific myself.
Posted by Northern Cousin 2012-07-16 20:15||