False Dawn

Justin Raimondo’s piece on AntiWar.com yesterday discusses the likelihood of real foreign policy change resulting from the new administration and finds it anemic at best.  Despite Obama’s peaceful campaign promises, Raimondo writes, “the idea that Obama is going to get us out of Iraq at all, never mind in 16 months, is going to die a hard death, but die it will – unless, of course, the antiwar movement, so-called, gets up off its fat ass and starts making demands of the candidate so many of them supported.” On the contrary, Obama has come off as unfriendly and even hawkish where Russia and Pakistan are concerned, potentially foreshadowing antagonization or even, in the case of Pakistan, invasion of a nuclear state.  As Raimondo realizes, “The blowback could be horrific.” Read the rest here.

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