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The Man Who Broke the Middle East
Politico, by Elliott Abrams

Original Article

Posted By:Dreadnought, 6/22/2014 9:50:34 PM

There’s always Tunisia. Amid the smoking ruins of the Middle East, there is that one encouraging success story. But unfortunately for the Obama narratives, the president had about as much as to do with Tunisia’s turn toward democracy as he did with the World Cup rankings. Where administration policy has had an impact, the story is one of failure and danger. The Middle East that Obama inherited in 2009 was largely at peace, for the surge in Iraq had beaten down the al Qaeda-linked groups. U.S. relations with traditional allies in the Gulf, Jordan, Israel and Egypt were very good.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: shamus, 6/22/2014 10:25:47 PM     (No. 9896198)

Obama is a moron. What else is there to say.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: ruready?, 6/22/2014 10:50:39 PM     (No. 9896205)

"The thief comes only to steal and kill and destroy"

Watch out for thieves. A thief is lazy or he would not steal. He considers no one but himself and he has no respect for private property.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: Italiano, 6/22/2014 11:14:06 PM     (No. 9896214)

Scholars of End Times Biblical prophesy have offered varying opinions on where the United States figured in.

Now we know.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: harper, 6/23/2014 2:27:22 AM     (No. 9896259)

Obama is an appeaser. What else is there to say

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Reply 5 - Posted by: The Advocate, 6/23/2014 3:59:10 AM     (No. 9896264)

He and Hillary engineered the murder of Qaddaffi and the removal of Mubarek to install the Muslim Brotherhood-thus her cackling about Qaddaffis grotesque murder.
They systematically supported our enemies resulting tin the murder of Amb Stevens, Sean Smith,,Ty Woods and Glen Doherty.
He is the black face of the European cartels, Soros et al to remove nationalist African leaders for the benefit of the Islamists.
Fortunately,,Eqypt has President Al Sisi to stop them.
Who does America have?

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Reply 6 - Posted by: StormCnter, 6/23/2014 6:42:23 AM     (No. 9896296)

Elliott Abrams is always worth reading. Thanks, OP.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: Historybuff, 6/23/2014 7:18:45 AM     (No. 9896313)

Yes We Can!

How´s that Nobel Prize looking Norway?

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Reply 8 - Posted by: FleetUSA, 6/23/2014 7:34:20 AM     (No. 9896328)

An excellent summary

hurbis and rhetoric.

Choom is so in love with himself he can´t recognize his flaws.

the Nobel didn´t help.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: Rinktum, 6/23/2014 7:49:19 AM     (No. 9896339)

Obama is doing what comes naturally. He is using his gift of community organizer on the world stage. He is creating chaos with the intention of achieving his political goals. He is already looking past his presidency. Someone has to be the head of the Caliphate. Anyone who would aid in any way these vicious barbarians has no discernment or they are complicit. Obama vowed he would stand with the Muslims should the political winds blow in an ugly direction. Take him at his word. He was serious.

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Reply 10 - Posted by: Elvira, 6/23/2014 8:14:48 AM     (No. 9896360)

OP is one of the best here.

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Reply 11 - Posted by: Stryker714, 6/23/2014 8:14:51 AM     (No. 9896361)

Well it is another good article that points out how everything Barack Hussain Obama touches turns to dust, yet not a peep out of him, his staff or his sycophant media about the failures-just deafening silence. He never admits culpability, he just flies off somewhere to get out of town a while ´til things cool off.

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Reply 12 - Posted by: nekochan, 6/23/2014 8:34:34 AM     (No. 9896386)

Admiral Boorda committed suicide for far less than obama has done. Look him up.

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Reply 13 - Posted by: hoosiergirl71, 6/23/2014 8:35:24 AM     (No. 9896389)

Much as I would like to heap scorn on Obama´s head, I believe he was born for this time and this purpose. His seemingly inept actions and decisions, or lack there of, are setting up the world stage to look like the prophecies in the Bible predict. It is breathtaking how quickly this is all coming to pass.

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Reply 14 - Posted by: M2, 6/23/2014 10:08:20 AM     (No. 9896492)

Five years later he has lost the confidence of both Israeli and Palestinian leaders, and watched his second secretary of state squander endless efforts in a doomed quest for a comprehensive peace.

A six-year-old could have told Obama and anyone else who has eyes and ears that peace in the Middle East is not going to happen.

There may be brief periods of quiescence but peace is simply out of the question. Yet dummkopfs like Bill Clinton and Obama keep doing their Camp David dances trying.

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Reply 15 - Posted by: Udanja99, 6/23/2014 10:15:58 AM     (No. 9896502)

Bottom line - 0bama is EVIL.

BtW, I´m stunned that this article is from Politico.

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Reply 16 - Posted by: Freeloader, 6/23/2014 10:31:50 AM     (No. 9896524)

And as the world "goes up in flames," in the background is heard ABC´s Diane Sawyer softly singing---"Why this feeling? Why this glow?...Why the thrill when you say hello?...It´s a strange and tender magic you do...Mr. Wonderful, that´s you..."

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Reply 17 - Posted by: LC Chihuahua, 6/23/2014 12:06:29 PM     (No. 9896671)

Obama sides with the terrorists. That is treason. He demands that ME governments give concessions to the terrorists in return for ´peace´. It will never work, and he knows it. He wants the terrorists to take over. His ME foreign policy failed immediately.

Bush had a better strategy with nation building, but it was doomed longterm. Iraq and Afghanistan are unable defend themselves against the terrorists without direct assistance. The United States cannot afford that, and we eventually pull out.

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Reply 18 - Posted by: pineledger, 6/24/2014 3:29:08 AM     (No. 9897444)

Who was it that said, "You break it, you own it"?

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