WEST POINT, N.Y. — President Obama outlined a new national security strategy rooted in diplomatic engagement and international alliances on Saturday as he repudiated his predecessor’s emphasis on unilateral American power and the right to wage pre-emptive war.
Eight years after President George W. Bush came to the United States Military Academy here to set a new course for American security in the aftermath of the Sept. 11 attacks, Mr. Obama used the same setting to offer a revised doctrine, one that vowed no retreat against enemies while seeking “national renewal and global leadership.”And what "consequences," pray tell, has Iran faced as it rushes headlong toward nukedom? And isn't it interesting that while Bush was at the helm, no one massacred Army servicepeople or succeeded in parking a car full of explosives in Times Square on a Saturday night?
“Yes, we are clear-eyed about the shortfalls of our international system,” the president told graduating cadets. “But America has not succeeded by stepping outside the currents of international cooperation. 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...
One would have be as "clever" as this idiot to think his "new" policy won't mean more of the same--and much, much worse.
(BTW, the war he's referring to was not "unilateral". It had the support of other countries, including the U.K., as well as the majority of Democrats. So along with being an idiot, he's also a liar.)