With its vast bureaucracy staffed with well- and taxpayer-paid officials, with any number of good minds in think tanks and universities to call on, the POS’s State Department sent a tweet to the Internet asking for our “thoughts” — in no more than 140 characters! — on how to make a better foreign policy. Do we need more evidence of Obama’s and Kerry’s utter cluelessness and incompetence?
Originally posted on Consortium of Defense Analysts:
Yesterday, in a press conference at the White House, Barack Obama admitted he doesn’t have a plan or strategy for defeating Islamic State (formerly ISIS/ISIL) militants in Syria and backed away from imminent military action.
Obama said about IS, “We don’t have a strategy yet.We need to make sure that we’ve got clear plans. As our strategy develops, we will consult with Congress.”
At the same time, Obama also downplayed reports of a new Russian invasion in Ukraine, insisting that “I consider the actions [of Russia] we’ve seen in the last week a continuation of what we’ve seen for months now.”
Despite that, U.S. Army troops from the 1st Cavalry Division have been deployed to NATO’s eastern border, bringing with them battle tanks that only 5 months ago had all been removed from Europe.
The State Department today actually sent out a tweet, with no particular…
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