Second, we need to reinvest in soft power. Our commitment to a world at peace means that hard power must be our last resort rather than our first reflex. If we want to realize our foreign policy goals, however, we have to provide our diplomats with the resources necessary to succeed. But over the last several years, the State Department has been underfunded, with its mission politicized then ranks hollowed out, as more and more career officials head for the exit every day. According to a minority report from the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, the current administration has never had the confirmed assistant secretary for South and Central Asian affairs, even as India and Pakistan have inched toward hot conflict. … [Read more...] about Fixing our broken foreign policy is critical issue of the next president
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British Prime Minister Boris Johnson talks with a paramedic during his visit to the headquarters of the London Ambulance Service NHS Trust on July 13. Wearing face masks in shops and supermarkets in England will be compulsory from July 24. The United Kingdom is one of the countries worst hit by coronavirus. Its fatalities trail only Brazil and the United States. … [Read more...] about India has one of the world’s lowest Covid-19 mortality rates. But the numbers don’t tell the whole story
To wit, without the attacks on 9/11, a backbench state senator from a failed Illinois government likely would not have been elected to the U.S. Senate in 2005 and then elected to the presidency of the United States only three years later. In fact, Barack ObamaBarack Hussein ObamaFormer DHS chiefs call for stepped-up response to election threats Michael Cohen: Trump hates Obama because he's everything he 'wants to be' Woodward: Trump insulted Obama's intelligence, called him 'overrated' MORE was elected president primarily because he represented the most dramatic shift away from then-President George W. Bush that a war-weary, frustrated American electorate could conjure. Doubt that? His campaign slogan was “Hope and Change,” and not much other detail was provided. … [Read more...] about What would bin Laden think, watching our self-destruction?
Mr. Biden’s campaign is trying to build on Democratic margins in recent elections in and around Philadelphia and in the state’s smaller cities, while pointing to trade wars under the Trump administration and the job losses during the pandemic to make the case that Mr. Trump’s promises to blue-collar workers have gone unfulfilled. The campaign has expanded Democrats’ outreach to blue-collar workers and, despite his campaign being largely grounded because of the pandemic, Mr. Biden has traveled from Delaware to neighboring Pennsylvania six times since June. … [Read more...] about Pennsylvania: Blue-Collars Turn Red, White-Collars Turn Blue
— Mark R. Levin (@marklevinshow) September 9, 2020The nominator, a far-right Norwegian lawmaker named Christian Tybring-Gjedde, “previously nominated Mr Trump for the award in 2018 for his attempts to solvethe North Korean nuclear tensions.” https://t.co/GShm8bU4ky https://t.co/wk9ZmdniTO … [Read more...] about Twitter explodes over Trump Nobel Peace Prize nomination: ‘This is going to be glorious’