Obama Policies Driving Arab States Toward Russia

Anger among Arab states over the Obama Administration’s deal with Iran is just the latest spur driving them into Russia’s circle. In an interview with The Telegraph, Sheikh Salman bin Hamad al-Khalifa, the Crown Prince of Bahrain, said the United States’ influence in the region would dwindle if the Obama Administration persisted in its “schizophrenic” foreign policy. Al-Khalifa said that ever since President Obama’s embarrassing performance in failing to gain support for war in Syria allowed Read more […]

Do We Arm Dictatorial Regimes To Kill Protesters?

I have always been pretty skeptical about the Arab Spring in the Middle East. The way the US pretended that we had allies in Libya who wanted “freedom” against Gaddafi was especially implausible. We basically armed terrorists; perhaps even with the same weapons they used to kill our ambassador. Gaddafi was not a good guy, but taking sides between him and terrorists makes no sense. It makes even less sense that he had been received by the West because he responded to our calls to renounce weapons Read more […]