Tag: Middle East
If you opted NOT to vote for Mitt Romney in 2012 because he’s Mormon, or was too “moderate” as the governor of Massachusetts, I want to ask you if you are now prepared to set aside your prejudices and unite with various factions of the Republican Party in order to win the White House in 2016?
The consequences of White House petulance are serious. The very pettiness of the dispute, moreover, actually underscores that Obama is unwilling to debate the underlying merits of his policies.
Some seem baffled and or shocked by the raw ruthlessness of the ISIS. most recently foisted upon us by the video of the immolation of a captive Jordanian pilot.
They also say Americans are sick of war. That America has no stomach for boots on the ground. They say America can’t afford to defend itself. Hopefully, America’s youth will never have to liberate Paris again. But, it would be unwise to assume that this generation could not.
The Middle East is a crossroads of the world. If unchecked, the malevolent influence of the Islamic State could spiral into a sectarian conflict engulfing the entire region.
For Hamas and Hezbollah to argue against Iron Dome, they will have to assert that Israeli use of this defensive system is an aggressive measure. The argument is implausible.