Posts Tagged: President Obama
We did not need Russian President Vladimir Putin to remind us of the fiction that America’s commitment to values and social practices makes it exceptional in the community of nations.
The framing of the Obama administration’s arguments has been contradictory and even bizarre.
Both insist on viewing the chemical-weapons attack in black or white: mounted by either the Assad administration or the opposition.
Even if you believe that the Syrian government or military used chemical weapons, it’s unclear who gave the order, but it matters.
In dealing with the pretexts for war-making, not the real reasons, the Obama administration is underestimating the opposition.
Many – from alternative news outlets to mainstream to governments – find the Obama administration’s justification for launching an attack on Syria full of holes.
President Obama never gets tired of finding new ways to disappoint us.
Will President Obama's next move continue the Bush legacy against which he campaigned?
So much for the “coalition of the willing.”
As the pretext for attacking Syria becomes shakier, the need for Washington to strike sooner increases.