He was selected by the elite classes because he is the ‘black’ Bush.
Who better to run roughshod over the “dark continent”, Africa, and continue killing all the dark skinned Arabs?
To the mindless it appears less racist to have a person of colour killing persons of colour.
How else to make ‘white man’s burden’ less burdensome?
The ‘arms length’ perception of involvement in the Syrian conflict will now be discarded.
As readers here know, the involvement has never been arms length, always hands on.
The msm through it’s carefully chosen word use had created an illusory bubble, judging by today’s round up of news stories,that bubble is about to burst.
Efforts are set to shift, dramatically... Obama 'get tough
Cameron signals shift in Western efforts to oust Syria's Assad
Western efforts to oust Syrian President Bashar Assad shifted dramatically Wednesday, with Britain announcing it will deal directly with rebel military leaders and Turkey saying NATO members have discussed using Patriot missiles to protect a safe zone inside Syria.
Patriot missiles. Mentioned here days ago, thanks to anonymous.Tanks in Golan? Turkey's 'right way' to intervene & requests for patriot missiles
Interesting audio clip:
listen to ‘Does Turkey's call for patriot missiles suggest west is changing tack on intervention in Syria asks @aaronstein1’ on Audioboo
Cameron suggests Obama should get tough on Assad
“Right here in Jordan I am hearing appalling stories about what has happened inside Syria so one of the first things I want to talk to Barack about is how we must do more to try and solve this crisis.
Obama will get tough on Syria
A second term Obama administration will now be under pressure to take a stand against the Bashar Al-Assad regime, whose battle against a 20-month long uprising has seen approximately 30,000 on both sides killed.
“The pressure will be on him to do more… There will be an international effort made and I think the US will join in that in a more significant way," Cohen said.
Obama re-election signals new phase in Syria war
Western efforts to oust Syrian President Bashar Assad shifted dramatically Wednesday, with Britain saying it will deal directly with rebel military leaders and Turkey saying NATO members have discussed protecting a safe zone inside Syria with Patriot missiles.
The developments came within hours of President Barack Obama's re-election, which U.S. allies said they have been waiting for before implementing new strategies to end the deadlocked civil war that has killed more than 36,000 people over the past year and a half.
Obama second term: Foreign policy challenges
This is a more generalized analysis of the 'challenges' that face the US
America's own place in the international system is in flux, with a debate raging about relative US decline and what some see as Washington's weakening influence on both friends and enemies.
Just attack, destabilize or otherwise cause discord amongst everyone including Russia and China.
Think I am kidding?
China ‘Strategic competition thus becomes a kind of self-fulfilling prophecy. US experts say that Washington must encourage its allies to do more in responding to China's rise, but as one expert put it: "When it comes to Asia, the US does not have the option of leading from behind."
Russia “Mitt Romney, characterised Moscow as the greatest geopolitical threat to the United States. It is hard to see quite what he meant. Russia - not least due to its veto power at the UN Security Council - has the ability to frustrate concerted action on the world stage, (In other words Russia can prevent or block the US from running the world) for example its refusal to back tough measures against the Assad regime in Syria. “