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SYRIA: Obama proving to be a weak leader

Letter by Robert Bennett, Steilaccom on Sep. 13, 2013 at 3:21 pm | No Comments »
September 19, 2013 11:42 am

The Syria situation has shown that Barack Obama has little capability or leadership to command a serious international situation. He talks the talk but doesn’t walk the walk.

Obama and Secretary of State John Kerry believe a “limited strike” will cause Syria to back off the use of chemical weapons. Here are the facts: The world is laughing at him. Our State Department is nothing but a joke. Our European allies have faded away in light of this “show of force.”

A few cruise missiles targeted to remote locations will not deter a region involved in an internal civil war. It will not stop Bashar Assad or any radical elements of the Jihadist movement against their own society. This is not our fight!

This situation is a true test of Obama and his leadership. He has demonstrated no leadership. He can make all the wonderful speeches and all the flair and oratory skills. There is no directive, no plan and no objective.

Obama has little credibility. We know it, the world knows it and the majority of the American people know it.

How did we ever elect this guy?

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