A central plank of Obama’s campaign was to “restore our moral standing” in the world, a phrase he used after his Iowa caucus victory and in his democratic national convention acceptance speech. He was also going to reduce foreign oil dependence, end the war in Iraq, and all those good things any Decent President should. So what has actually happened?
- Secret Drone War: Obama’s massive escalation of the use of unarmed aircraft in multiple countries has killed hundreds of innocent people, including dozens of children. The legality of the program is dubious and it is officially classified, but it is no secret in the countries where it operates and is not surprisingly stoking anger against America.
- Nato Mission in Libya