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The Republican Obsession

amirvish Wrote: Feb 05, 2013 12:02 PM
Iran declared itself at war with us 30 years ago. They took our embassy hostage, they sponsored terror attacks against us in Lebanon, they were behind the Khobar Tower bombing, they back Hezbollah and the Syrians, they are currently supporting the insurgencies in Aghanistan and Iraq, they are killing our troops in Afghanistan, and they have given safe passage to Al Queda operatives in Afghanistan. Iran is an enemy. Saying otherwise is like saying the USSR was no threat because it didn't invade anyone.

If last week's hearing for Chuck Hagel raised questions about his capacity to be secretary of defense, the show trial conducted by his inquisitors on the tribunal raised questions about the GOP.

Is the Republican Party, as currently constituted, even capable of conducting a foreign policy befitting a world power? Or has it learned nothing and forgotten nothing since George W. Bush went home and the nation rejected John McCain for Barack Obama?

Consider the great foreign issues on the front burner today.

Will the Japan-China clash over islets in the South China Sea, now involving warplanes and warships...