Obama’s foreign policy reminds me of a little kid kicking at hornet’s nests, with no plan for dealing with the hornet’s once they’ve been kicked. We have dueling warships (Russia and China on one side, us on the other side) in the Mediterranean, and now Iran is threatening revenge if the US attacks Syria.
As Congress debates whether to support President Obama’s call for a limited strike against Syria for the alleged use of chemical weapons, Iran is vowing to back Bashar al-Assad’s regime to the hilt and threatening to unleash terrorism should the U.S. strike.
Qassem Soleimani, the head of Iran’s Quds Forces, Wednesday told the Assembly of Experts — the body that chooses the supreme leader — that “[w]e will support Syria to the end.”
And in an unprecedented statement, a former Iranian official has warned of mass abductions and brutal killings of American citizens around the world and the rape and killing of one of Obama’s daughters should the United States attack Syria. (Read More)
Even if we do attack and it doesn’t turn into World War III, it’s still going to cost a lot of money that we don’t have. All this to get involved in the middle of a civil war and taking the sides of terrorists. Great.