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The Republican Obsession

Ryan_M Wrote: Feb 05, 2013 12:10 PM
Other than the embassy seizure you believe most of the BS, don't you? I don't because I know the source for most of these claims. I don't care if Iran does back Hezbollah and Hamas. That's Israel's problem, not America. The embassy and the Marine barracks, if indeed that was the Iranians behind it, have been avenged many times over with the Tanker War of the late 1980s. As for backing the Syrians, good for them. The last thing needed in the Middle East is another Libya.

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...