History is like a teacher, except armed with truncheons and guns. So what are its recent lessons?
America’s top foreign policy to-do’s in 2014 include preventing Iran from reaching the nuclear threshold, addressing the humanitarian disaster in Syria, containing Russia, managing a rising China and reclaiming its own voice on human rights. Let’s take these one at a time.
The following editorial appeared Friday in the Dallas Morning News:
WASHINGTON — President Obama said in a nationally televised address Tuesday night that recent diplomatic steps offer “the potential to remove the threat of chemical weapons” inside Syria without the use of force, but he also insisted the U.S. military will keep the pressure on President Bash…
U.S. Sen. John McCain tried to make his case for U.S. intervention in Syria to a mostly unsympathetic and sometimes rowdy crowd in Tucson on Thursday.
President Bashir al-Assad was heard to say,” build the danged wall ” in response to the news Arizona Senator McCain had slipped across the border into Syria. McCain, assisted in his trek by Humane Borders, hopes to find work as a mercenary arms supplier.
WASHINGTON — Arizona Sen. John McCain is calling for the United States to lead an international effort to begin air strikes on Syria.