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More Noemie Emery Articles

  • Obama, FDR a study of contrasts on the edge of war

    How does one turn President Obama's admission that "we don't have a strategy yet" to deal with the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria into a net positive for him?

  • The stupidity of 'don't do stupid stuff'

    Never use force, don't threaten force, and no one will blame you for anything. Pull out of wars and your foes will stop fighting. Don't send men to war and your hands will be clean.

  • Bonjour, Malaise

    It made perfect sense when President Obama appeared last week, tan suit and all, to say he had no idea how to deal with a menace his own appointees had said posed a critical threat to his country. By this time, no one expected one of him.

  • Obama tries, but he cannot avoid evil

    The more Obama retreats from forcible measures, the more force pursues him. The harder he tries to avoid the suggestion of violence, the more people horribly die.

  • Just when he thought he was out, Iraq pulls Obama back in

    The situation in the Middle East sets the stage for a brawl in the Democratic Party, in which the spirit of "Fahrenheit 911" could revive very quickly.

  • Hillary Clinton senses the trend and moves toward a more muscular foreign policy

    If a reliable weather vane exists today in American politics, it is likely to be Mrs. Bill Clinton, now making her last bid to become the first female president and desperately eager to do nothing whatsoever to turn voters off.

  • Intellectual hubris hampers presidential geniuses

    It's now two and a half years to the can't-come-too-soon end of Obama's adventure, but his legacy seems to be settled already; he is the smartest man in all of U.S. history to screw up so many big things.



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