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Published: 12 September 2012
As the country marks the eleventh anniversary of the attacks of September 11, we know that the world is a dangerous place. Ever since that terrible time, Americans have become much more aware of the threat to our way of life, and that we are a target. Unfortunately, the war against terror is an ongoing battle, and there doesn’t seem to be an end in sight.
Meanwhile, our focus is on the Presidential election and how we can get our economy running again. To most voters, that will be the defining issue and they will cast their vote based on their personal well being. However, events of the past week, may swing some votes, and even if it doesn’t, Americans are once again going to reassess our role in the world.
The two major events this week were the dual attacks on the American embassies and the Obama Administration’s snub of Israeli Prime Minister Bebe Netanyahu. The attacks on the American embassy in
Which brings us to the other major event, or non event of the week. The Israeli President was been denied a meeting with President Obama, surely not the type of treatment that we would extend our allies. Perhaps the President doesn’t want to get bogged down in
Nonetheless, the President can’t ignore foreign policy for the next eight weeks. The