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.
It was rather disappointing that the brooch did not have the image of an oil barrel or a camel to indicate that we in the Arabian Gulf will be of concern to Nato in the coming decade.
Before Sunday’s release of classified US diplomatic cables , news organisations given access to the documents and WikiLeaks took the greatest care to date to ensure no one would be put in danger.
With a Republican comeback likely in the mid-term polls, it is clear that Obama may not have a chance of winning the next elections. With that in mind, the outcome of the war in Afghanistan will be crucial to the Democrats to regain some of the lost support.
If the Americans, Nato and their allies could not defeat the Taliban in Afghanistan , no one can realistically expect Pakistan to bail anyone out or go for the Afghan Taliban.