Obama Admits He Still Doesn’t Have a Strategy to Combat ISIS

In his 2006 memoir, the Audacity of Hope, then-Senator Obama stated clearly his belief that America was desperately lacking a foreign policy strategy. “Without a well-articulated strategy that the public supports and the world understands, America will lack the legitimacy and ultimately the power it needs to make the world safer than it is today,”…
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Watering Down the Rhetoric Doesn’t Dilute the Threat Posed by ISIS

President Obama, keen to talk ISIS into submission, decided to hold a “Summit on Countering Violent Extremism” last week. The choice of words is telling. The White House is tying itself in rhetorical knots in an effort to characterize the conflagration in the Middle East as anything but religious and ISIS as anything but Islamic.…
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The Gaffe Heard Round the World

President Obama’s surprising admission that his administration had “no strategy” to deal with ISIS was a messaging nightmare – not only did it confirm American’s fears of the president’s lack of foreign policy chops, but it could also have significant repercussions for our interests abroad. Almost as soon as the words left President Obama’s mouth…
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Obama Admits We Have No Strategy to Combat ISIS

Over the past year it has become abundantly clear that President Obama lacks a coherent foreign policy strategy. Although the media has always discussed the president’s foreign policy as the “Obama Doctrine,” it has never been articulated, understood or respected, either at home or by other nations. At one point the Obama Doctrine was thought…
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What Obama’s Golf Game Teaches Us About His Presidency

As the world rages around him President Obama is finding solace in a place where most Americans only find stress: The golf course. Obama’s summer sojourn began in June, just as ISIS militants were marching through Iraq, capturing weapons and killing civilians, on their way to Baghdad. The president opted for a round at the…
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The Tragic Failure of the Obama Doctrine

In his 2006 memoir, The Audacity of Hope, President Obama wrote about how America would regain its respect from the world. “Without a well-articulated strategy that the public supports and the world understands, America will lack the legitimacy and ultimately the power it needs to make the world safer than it is today,” Obama wrote.…
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