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Biden’s Appeasement
New York Sun, by Editorial

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Posted By:Oblio, 10/13/2012 7:17:09 AM

The more we go through Vice President Biden’s remarks on foreign policy during his debate with Congressman Ryan, the more it looks to us like Prime Minister Netanyahu knows just what he is doing when he warns of the need for the Obama administration to set red-lines on Iran. This came into focus for us when we were watching one of the podcasts by the Wall Street Journal’s foreign affairs columnist, Bret Stephens, and then read the Journal’s devastating editorial this evening, “Biden’s Intelligence.”

      


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