Russia invades, China bullies, Iran spins centrifuges, the Islamic State (a terrorist threat “beyond anything that we’ve seen,” according to the defense secretary ) threatens — and Washington slashes the military. Reason stares.
Several arguments are advanced to justify the decimation of our defense. All of them are wrong.
The president asserts that we must move to “a new order that’s based on a different set of principles, that’s based on a sense of common humanity.” The old order, he is saying, where America’s disproportionate strength holds tyrants in check and preserves the sovereignty of nations, is to be replaced.
The video was taken from a 2007 press conference when President Bush was President. In this he warns that if the United States withdraws too early from Iraq like many Democrats wanted to including Barack Obama the troops would eventually have to return to Iraq to face a stronger enemy. Seven years later President Bush was proven right. President Obama withdrew the troops and allowed a safe haven for terrorists to train, grow and demolish everything America risked to rebuild. Now Obama is faced with the inevitable idea that he has to send the troops back in to stop ISIS.
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