The whole thing is embarrassing.. and damaging.. as problems will grow..
And it’s a bit like listening to a little child.. a dreamer..
And the choice between “human ideals and dialogue” vs. “iron fist” is not merely an ideological conviction, it’s often just a matter of timing. And finding the right mix in the right context.
A President who doesn’t seem to understand the nature of aggression, and prefers to avoid confrontation, is partly blindfolded in handling these issues.
Barack Obama’s summit on violent extremism has come under fire from conservatives who are bashing his reluctance to use the words “Islam” and “Muslim” to describe the threat from terror groups like Al Qaeda and the Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant.