America's enemies' stunning revelation: their time has come
As Obama Retreats, Ahmadinejad Advances
As James Lewis writes today at American Thinker, the United States is in retreat, step by step. Ahmadinejad has surrounded our ally Israel on almost all sides (Syria, Lebanon, Gaza, perhaps Egypt) as well as in the Mediterranean with the Turkish armed forces and Iranian war ships transiting the Suez Canal. And clearly, Obama is letting it all happen, as no other American president has ever done...
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Lewis goes on to suggest that Obama's policy of appeasing our enemies and shafting our allies is the biggest Western gamble since the Hitler appeasement policy of the 1930s. Surely it has to be apparent that this is not going to end well, and Barack Obama is on his way to making Jimmy Carter look like an effective defender of American and Western values.
On 'Israel, Obama, and Christians
Sharon Sebastian writes at STACLU:
As the Middle East erupts in turmoil, Israel appears to be isolated both politically and physically. As Egypt calls for democracy, the resulting destabilization in the region has become a flashpoint for the rise of Islamic radicalism. Even so, a seismic shift in the extremists' confidence occurred long before the Egyptian uprising. America's enemies experienced a stunning revelation that their time had come as they, and the world, viewed the once unthinkable act of an American president bowing to a Saudi king. Obama's bow symbolized an undeniable sign of America's weakness and a crack in the armor of America and its ally, Israel. The call for a worldwide Caliphate is at its peak. Replete with Sharia law, its goal is the destruction of America and Israel. First and foremost, jihadi terrorists are waging a war of religions...
Video: Sheik Qaradawi's "Victory Speech" at Tahrir Square
Let there be no doubt about it ... it's about Islamic conquest, not democracy. The last minute or so deals with the 'Palestinians' and you will note that the Egyptians there all yell "Amen."
As Pamela Geller has pointed out, the self-important Google schmuck and "60 Minutes" darling, Wael Ghonim, to whom many point as the Social Networking guru behind the overthrow of the Egyptian governement, was barred from the stage by Qaradawi.