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This is why, for example, Obama wants the Turkish and Egyptian armies to accept an Islamist regime, why he is for Syria getting one too, and why he wants Israel to accept whatever risks and to make whatever concessions are required to end the conflict right away no matter what the consequences. (Though American officials say that the demographic issue — which is simply nonsense — means that Israel better make the best deal possible now.)

American allies cannot win, and if they try, they’ll just make the Islamists angrier.

The White House, it is forgotten now, even wanted to overthrow the pro-American regime in Bahrain, and might have helped them replace it if the Saudis hadn’t stopped them.

I am not joking. I wish I were.

Remember what the two NSC staffers said in representing Obama policy, because it deserves to be recorded for history:

Such a move [fighting the Islamists in Egypt] would fail and probably prompt a shift to al-Qaeda type terrorist tactics by extremists in the Islamist movement in Egypt and elsewhere.

The Obama administration, on the basis of the current CIA director John Brennan’s Doctrine  has given up the battle. The Muslim Brotherhood and the Salafists are holding the United States for ransom. The demand for releasing (which means not attacking) the United States is the Middle East.

Naturally, this is also involved in domestic politics, since the Obama administration will be largely judged by voters — including in the 2014 congressional elections — on whether they can prevent such (imaginary) attacks. The theme is consistent as just another way of protecting the American people while accumulating more votes.

It should be emphasized that, aside from everything else, this is a ridiculous U.S. strategy because the Brotherhood and Salafists haven’t even thought of this tactic.

This isn’t just a surrender; it’s a preemptive surrender.

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Also see Barry Rubin’s “Egypt: A Teachable Moment in World History“.

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Obama's foreign policy may be appeasement. But, that is only phase 1. He is consciously and deliberately betraying his country. It is called treason.
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Appeasement you say? To a rational person perhaps. But you have too much integrity to understand the undercurrents. For it looks like appeasement to you but to a Marxist, it is SURRENDER. He is surrendering to our enemies because that's what he does. He is cloaking his endangerment of our nation and her allies with the cloth of appeasement. Because he dare not say, as he did in his "autobiography" I STILL STAND WITH THE MUSLIMS. Listening to this evil man is like listening to speeches from the Old (?) Soviet Union. You need experts to translate and then you still need to WATCH WHAT THEY DO, not what they say. His "foreign policy" is FOREIGN to Americans who are used to presidents acting on behalf of the best interests of our nation. This man, steeped in America bashing/hatred is a domestic enemy. We need to be aware of what he really trying to accomplish.
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This "policy" stinks of Muslim Brotherhood influence in the WH not just Brennan alone. Why else would Obama want to protect Morsi?
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but how can the media not support B.O. after all he told us he was such a great statesman because he grew up in Indonesia, which I guess means that a lot of people over there would be far better to lead this country, as they still live there and deal with the problems.
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"Preemptive surrender." Yes Barry, that is just the kind of 'smart' move that a post colonial college professor would come up with. I don't blame the many commenters who bluntly call it treason, but I have frequented the Eastern Intellectual Establishment circles that Obama comes from enough to recognize the kind of self double crossing ego inflation peculiar to this particular elite. Back in the day when that establishment still had a moral compass FDR quoted an old Eastern Orthodox proverb: 'It is permissible to take the hand of the Devil until you cross the bridge.' to explain his alliance with Stalin. Obama demonstrates no such recognition of the danger of his actions. He has no compass, much less a moral one. And thank you for spotting the revealing policy statement that confirms your ongoing analysis.
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And the PA is different from Mursi how?
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Appeasement, to be sure, is part of the package. But there is more. The Islamist-in-Chief truly subscribes to the ideologies/policies brought to bear by the Muslim Brotherhood Mafia. He is in sync with them, as are his henchmen. Yes, they are -http://adinakutnicki.com/2013/07/06/egypts-brotherhood-mafia-defanged-for-now-yet-muslim-brotherhood-calling-the-shots-in-america-how-did-this-happen-commentary-by-adina-kutnicki/

Jarrett, Powers, Brennan, Hagel, Clapper, and previously, Hill & Huma, are knee deep in the fray.

Adina Kutnicki, Israel http://adinakutnicki.com/about/


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So Mao was right?
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I reposted the article on FB. I hope that we are at least approaching the day when US citizens will let their representatives in Congress know that they want legal action, defined by the Constitution and amendments, to remove this man from power.
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http://www.vanityfair.com/politics/2013/08/Benghazi-book-fred-burton-samuel-m-katz

Whatever one thinks of this detailed account of what happened in Benghazi on 9/11/2012, what struck me was the mention of how many Egyptians were/are buying all sorts of weapons in the post-Qaddafi Benghazi weapons bazaar. (I read the print version today)

Made me wonder if Egypt's military is aware they have to stop the MB NOW, from becoming embedded jihadis.
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I believe that Obama knows that no matter what we do the Islamists will continue their stated goal of destroying the Great Satan, the USA. By doing what he is doing he is merely greasing the skids for them. He is doing this because it dovetails nicely with his own goal of destroying America. Its terrible the that the so-called loyal opposition does nothing to stop him from destroying our country.
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