Panetta pans Obama, Part 2

Leon Panetta in the Daily Beast The president’s White House staff was controlling, insular, and often ignored the advice of its senior national security officials, former Defense Secretary and CIA Director Leon Panetta charges in his yet-to-be-released memoir. The...

Panetta pans Obama, Part 1

Leon Panetta, excerpted in Time Through the fall of 2011, the main question facing the American military in Iraq was what our role would be now that combat operations were over. When President Obama announced the end of our combat mission in August 2010, he...

Mission Not Accomplished

Bernard Goldberg On May 1, 2003, President George W. Bush flew onto the aircraft carrier USS Abraham Lincoln anchored off the coast of San Diego and announced an end to “major combat operations” in Iraq. As if that wasn’t bad enough given the years of war that...

Dems giving Barack bad reviews

WSJ The latest reviews of Barack Obama‘s foreign policy are in, and flattering they are not. “Just leaves you scratching your head,” says one, about the President’s rationale for providing limited support to the Kurds in Iraq. “Nothing we...