Power: This Time We Mean It

‘Our red lines are red’

Emma-Jo Morris The Washington Free Beacon 6/17/2015

Ambassador to the United Nations Samantha Power told Congress that the Obama administration is committed to enforcing a red line on Iran’s nuclear ambition.

Power covered a number of foreign policy issues in the hearing, including American Israeli relations, and the nuclear deal […]

Obama Sending 'Anti-Israel' Power, Rice to AIPAC

Presidential decision is being described by some as a slap in the face to Netanyahu, who will also address the conference.

Gil Ronen Israel National News 2/26/2015

US President Barack Obama is sending National Security Advisor Susan Rice and UN Ambassador Samantha Power to address the AIPAC convention next week.

The two are “widely seen […]

Washington Times’ Bombshell Tapes Confirm Citizen Commission’s Findings on Benghazi

Roger Aronoff Accuracy in Media 1/30/2015

As Hillary Clinton further delays the announcement of her 2016 run for the White House, more news has broken regarding her role in the 2011 disastrous intervention in Libya, which set the stage for the 2012 Benghazi attacks where we lost four brave American lives.

Two new stories from […]

South Sudan, Samantha Power, and the Failure of Liberal Internationalism

Aaron MacLean The Editor’s Blog The Washington Free Beacon 11/18/2014

…American policy towards South Sudan is a disaster—such that there is a policy at all. When decisions come, they come—as is the case in most conflicts where American diplomats and soldiers are involved today—from the very top, with policy micromanaged from the offices of Susan […]

Bodies rained down on Ukraine village after plane disaster

Anton Zverev Reuters 7/18/2014

…Rescue workers say they have found most of the corpses, some of them largely intact, others mangled. Some have been piled together but others lie where they fell, the place identified by sticks placed in the ground with white cloth attached.

Some of the corpses have been wrapped in almost transparent […]

On Iraq, It Is Amazing What This White House Does Not Know

Obama’s foreign policy team was caught totally clueless about the insurgency in Iraq.

Walter Russell Mead Time 6/12/2014

There is a big harvest of bad news from the country formerly known as Iraq this June 12. The country’s armed forces have collapsed in the north and ISIS fighters are streaming south from Mosul. A vicious […]