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Topic - Frank Gaffney
What message has the Obama administration sent to the world by appointing to America's most important diplomatic position a pair of Democratic politicos best known for their losing presidential bids? Bluntly put, the message is that competence and achievement don't matter; only ideology and partisan politics do. This is a perception borne out by the bungling diplomatic performance of both Secretary of State John F. Kerry and former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton ("John Kerry's folly at Israel's peril," Commentary, July 24).
Security think tank analyst Frank Gaffney had harsh words of criticism for President Obama's plan to draw down U.S. nuclear arsenals, calling it "lunatic fringe, leftist stuff" that will jeopardize the safety of the world.
Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates leaves office Thursday popular with the liberal Washington establishment, but not so with conservatives chafed by his budget cutting and his enthusiastic support for open gays in the ranks.
When Ronald Reagan took office in 1981, he inherited a broken all-volunteer military force, still reeling from the traumas of the post-Vietnam era. When he left the White House eight years later, he left the nation a well-equipped, highly professional military on which the country has depended for three decades.
Senate Republicans are at odds over whether to postpone a vote on ratification of the New START arms treaty, or bow to White House pressure and vote by the end of the year.
A panel of national security experts who worked under Republican and Democratic presidents is urging the Obama administration to abandon its stance that Islam is not linked to terrorism, arguing that radical Muslims are using Islamic law to subvert the United States.
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The Pentagon has begun a new hunt for cost savings that likely will lead to scaling back big-war weapons systems in favor of funding smaller conflicts typified by Iraq and Afghanistan.
"What's happening there now in terms of ascendancy of jihadists, whether they're of the al Qaeda stripe or whether they are Iranian, is the absolutely predictable consequence of President Obama's decision to abandon the place — lock, stock and barrel," Mr. Gaffney said.
"How do we tell when the president is lying?" he asks. "His lips are moving."