As We See It
August 30, 2011
So the U.S. just spent $1 billion to liberate Libya from terrorist rule only to have Libya's new rulers thumb their noses at extraditing the Lockerbie bomber? Explain to us again...
August 23, 2011
Sadly, this is another example of premature exuberance about the so-called Libyan conflict (aka the "not war"). “Sadly” because it’s by one of the better newspapers out there toda...
August 19, 2011
Lucky Israel (not) gets to reap the benefits of President Obama’s foreign policy, to the extent one can call the fruits of incompetency and inexperience, policy...
August 18, 2011
An Israeli refusal to apologize to the Turks will not only result in Turkish wrath, but also US anger...
August 17, 2011
No wonder U.S. foreign policy (among other things) is such a mess. Just look at the caliber of our leaders and “prominent politicians.” No dinner guest or host is too sleazy, slimy...
August 9, 2011
“The great majority of mankind are satisfied with appearance, as though they were realities and are often more influenced by the things that seem than by those that are.”
"Let me be very clear: The policy of strategic patience has ended. ... All options are on the table. If they elevate the threat of their weapons program to a level we believe requires action, that option is on the table."
~ Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, at a news conference in Seoul on Friday with his South Korean counterpart, Foreign Minister Yun Byung-se (more here).