Commander-in-Chief Tells West Point Grads: America Must Stop “Stepping Outside the Currents of International Cooperation”

Jim Hoft
GatewayPundit
5/22/2010

…Barack Obama told West Point grads today that we are seeking some kind of “international order.” He also told the grads that America must stop “stepping outside the currents of international cooperation.”…

“The international order we seek is one that can resolve the challenges of our times,’” he said in prepared remarks. “Countering violent extremism and insurgency; stopping the spread of nuclear weapons and securing nuclear materials; combating a changing climate and sustaining global growth; helping countries feed themselves and care for their sick; preventing conflict and healing its wounds.”

“Yes, we are clear-eyed about the shortfalls of our international system. But America has not succeeded by stepping outside the currents of international cooperation,” he said. “We have succeeded by steering those currents in the direction of liberty and justice — so nations thrive by meeting their responsibilities, and face consequences when they don’t.

Read the whole thing at GatewayPundit.

Also at HotAir.com, Obama to West Point: You’re fighting for the New World Order, or something

telling West Point cadets that they’re fighting to establish an “international order” hardly seems like an inspirational moment.

And, at Weasel Zippers, Obama at West Point: Hey, You Know What Would be Great? A One World Government…

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