Obama team thought Iran would not tolerate Bashar Assad’s use of WMDs

Joel Gehrke The Washington Examiner 9/6/2013

Iran is enduring economic sanctions designed to slow the country’s nuclear weapons program, but President Obama’s team thought the regime might abandon dictator Bashar Assad over his use of chemical weapons in Syria’s civil war.

Samantha Power, the U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations, hoped that a team of […]

John Kerry. Bashar Assad. Then and Now. Oh, and the ‘Responsibility to Protect’ Doctrine.

The Awkward Photo John Kerry Doesn’t Want You to See

Chris Miles policymic 8/27/2013

 

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…In February 2009, before the proverbial Sh*t hit the proverbial fan, Kerry led a delegation to engage Syria. It was a “frank exchange” of ideas and talk about the possibility of peace in the […]

This is what a faculty lounge presidency looks like

Jeff G. Protein Wisdom 8/28/2013

Perception is reality. So if we just control perception, reality disappears — or rather, adheres to the perception we impose on it. We are the ones we’ve been waiting for, and through our iconography and manufacturing of consent we shall lead ye.

Leftists have always believed this. Without somehow recognizing […]

He’s back: Sunstein appointed to to serve on NSA oversight panel

Cass Sunstein’s New Presidential Appointment is Almost Hard to Believe…Especially Considering a Paper He Once Wrote

Fred Lucas The Blaze 8/26/2013

President Barack Obama named his controversial former regulatory czar – who as an academic advocated government infiltration of conspiracy theorists – to serve on the NSA oversight panel.

Cass Sunstein, who served […]

A perfect match

Melanie Phillips 5 June 2013

And so it came to pass. Samantha Power has finally made it into the top tier of the Obama administration.

Power is reputed to be one of President Obama’s closest advisers. Until now, she was the relatively lowly director of multilateral affairs at the National Security Council. With her reported […]

Samantha Power, Obama’s pick as America’s Ambassador to the UN, will fit right in

Ed Lasky American Thinker 6/5/2013

Samantha Power has been a notorious critic of Israel for years and that, naturally, makes her well-qualified under President Obama’s criteria to serve in such a crucial post. She will be welcomed with open arms at the United Nations.

We at American Thinker have been warning about her influence with […]