Over the past decade, China has been slowly building the capability to force the US Navy away from its coasts and deep in the Pacific.
The staff shuffle in the Obama Administration is an attempt to inject new blood after the shellacking Obama and the Democrats took in last November’s Midterm Elections.
The US has used the argument of Cuban sovereignty over Guantanamo when denying basic guarantees of the US Constitution to the detainees at that facility by indicating that federal jurisdiction doesn’t apply to them.
Republicans have promised to investigate the Obama administration for mismanagement and waste and repeal or roll back some of the legislation passed under the last Congress.
A brazen Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, undoubtedly emboldened by what he and his right-wing coalition view as a victory in a standoff with President Barack Obama, needs to be presented with a decisive and harsh response to Israel’s bad behaviour.
As of Sunday, the Cuba-based camp was holding 174 prisoners at Guantanamo on behalf of the Pentagon, three convicted of crimes and a fourth facing charges.
Last week came news that US air, land, and mercenary forces would penetrate ever deeper into Pakistan. WikiLeaks show that Pakistan’s feeble government is quietly backing deeper US military involvement and targeted killings of Pakistanis.
The president’s lack of will over this most divisive Israeli policy has revealed much about his character. In contrast, the European Union has been highly charged in its criticism of Israel.
Instead, the operation reeks of gratuitous self-adulation, requiring six months of time and precious expenditures to “uncover” a dummy terrorist plot wholly scripted and concocted by the FBI in the first place.