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Trumpís Obama envy and one-upmanship with Iran

Casper 2019-06-19 08:53:13 

Trump’s Only Consistent Foreign Policy Goal Is to One-Up Obama

Donald Trump was sure that this foreign policy thing was going to be both easy and obvious. For him, it was obvious that Barack Obama did not have what it takes to push back Iran and North Korea, and Trump would show everyone how it’s done.

He told the North Koreans that if the U.S. was forced to defend itself and its allies from a missile attack, “we will have no choice but to totally destroy North Korea.” And regarding Iran, he tweeted, “If Iran wants to fight, that will be the official end of Iran.”

Wow — the official end of Iran! What does that even mean? Are we going to drop a nuclear weapon on Iran, a country of 80 million people? Are we going to make North Korea glow in the dark from radiation without harming South Korea or Japan or China?

It’s actually the language of someone who has never been around military power and has an exaggerated sense of what it can accomplish. It’s the language of someone who plays a commander in chief — on TV.

nitro 2019-06-19 10:30:31 

In reply to Casper

Of course Trump hated the fact Obama became President.

That said i think Trump does not want war but he has the likes of Bolton pushing the agenda and Mattis not there to block these fools.

A costly war is a threat to his 2020 campaign. Americans do not want another baseless war.