Tag: Barak Obama

The Case for Assad to Remain

“…As bad of a dictator as Assad is and as terrible as it is that Assad has aligned himself with Iran, Hezbollah, and Hamas, Assad nevertheless has a functioning government that provides law and order. …If President Trump topples Assad then only sectarian rebel groups will remain. …The only way that this author can support Assad’s removal is if President Trump also sends to Syria a couple hundred thousand American troops to help stand up a transitional government.”

A Commission to Address U.S.-Russia Relations

“As Congress did following the September 11 attacks by setting up an independent commission and funding it through a bill signed into law by President George W. Bush, it should do again in regards to U.S.-Russia relations in the post-Cold War era.”

Three Major Intervention Lessons Learned from Iraq

“These three lessons … may be taken as qualifying conditions to any future Middle Eastern regime change endeavor. …if these conditions cannot be met, then no matter the Middle Eastern dictator… that dictator should not be forcibly removed from power because of the mass bloodshed and chaos that will result.”