Three years ago, film-goers were treated to Salmon Fishing in the Yemen, which critic Kenneth Turan called a pleasant fantasy about the Middle East. Today, of course, Yemen is the hub of a bloody conflict, one which President Obama persists in viewing with equal unreality.
Recent statements from United Nations officials, that Iran is already blocking their existing efforts to keep track of what is going on in their nuclear program, should tell anyone who does not already know it that any agreement with Iran will be utterly worthless in practice. It doesn't matter what the terms of the agreement are, if Iran can cheat.
Can we stop putting America up for sale to the most politically connected bidders yet? Where is our self-respect?
America finds itself in what may perhaps be the worst global security situation since the prelude to World War II and that is not hyperbole. We are at a point where our allies feel abandoned and our enemies feel emboldened.
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