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The Consequences of Obama's Bungled Mideast Policy

USNbubblehead Wrote: Sep 17, 2012 12:24 PM
"Actually, in a world where violence is always just a moment away, people DO have RPG's and mortars at hand. " I'm not sure where you are going with that statement, but mortars are crew-served weapons that require training to use effectively. Furthermore, witnesses say that the 'safe-house' was shelled 'almost immediately' which indicated that the location of the safe house has been known long enough for mortar crews to position themselves for a strike and even to pre-sight the weapons and have them manned and ready. Only an organized military or paramilitary group could be capable of such coordination.

In Libya, U.S. Ambassador Christopher Stevens and three colleagues were murdered Tuesday. Earlier that day, protesters in Egypt stormed the U.S. embassy and tore down the American flag.

It was "the day the roof fell in," proclaimed blogger and historian Walter Russell Mead. Barack Obama's "efforts to reconcile the U.S. and moderate Islamism -- in part by distancing the U.S. from Israel -- have angered Israel without reducing Islamist bitterness against the United States."

In other words, his Middle East policies are in shambles. His assumption that a president "who doesn't look like other presidents" would...