What Is Samantha Power Thinking?


On March 18, President Obama explained his decision to mobilize the United States military for international intervention in Libya. “Left unchecked,” he said, “we have every reason to believe that Qaddafi would commit atrocities against his people. Many thousands could die. A humanitarian crisis would ensue. The entire region could be destabilized, endangering many of our allies and partners.” (As if it hasn’t been already?)

That last sentence was a Realpolitik, national-interest justification for the U.S. intervention. But it rang hollow. Regional destabilization would be likelier to center on Egypt, where a nascent and fragile democracy’s first vote reflected growing power for the Muslim Brotherhood and marginalization for young secularists; or on Yemen, where an important ally in U.S. counterterrorism efforts is following a script uncannily similar to Egypt’s, but with greater sectarianism; or on the tiny kingdom of Bahrain, where all the elements of a perfect Middle East storm — Sunni vs. Shia, Arab vs. Persian, and American-backed vs. anti-American — are cooling America’s relations with Saudi Arabia, and threatening the cold peace between the latter and Iran; or even on Syria, where a regime that kept Israel’s northeastern border relatively quiet for 40 years is endangered. The citizens of Benghazi, on the other hand, are hardly essential U.S. allies or linchpins of geopolitical stability.

The real motivation animating the intervention was humanitarian. At a private conference with foreign-policy experts last week, President Obama’s advisers reportedly admitted as much. In justifying a “limited humanitarian intervention,” White House Middle East strategist Dennis Ross explained to the conference that “We were looking at ‘Srebrenica on steroids’ — the real or imminent possibility that up to a 100,000 people could be massacred, and everyone would blame us for it.” That allusion has been common (a Wall Street Journal op-ed was subtitled, “Benghazi would have been the president’s Srebrenica”). And it is especially apt for one reason: Samantha Power.

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Maybe Samantha Power would rather invite Gaddafi for tea? Maybe she would like to hire Gaddafi’s son as an “intern” too?

samantha power is not alone..where is the burnt out looking and acting like a hooker, hillary. There was a third party in this game..power’s got her job vis a vie being part of t opie’s election team..she has no credentials or credibility in her job..but neither does opie as a “quata law student” from Harvard. Were you aware that opie is not barred in any State in the Union?

Let’s not forget this is the same person forced to quit obama’s campaign for making anti-Israel remarks, then hired back on after he won.
The woman is a full blown leftist loon who thinks the left walks on water and anything they do is ok while anything the GOP does is evil.


That’s what they do ,using the HUMANITARIAN word to start a WAR, and on top of it all,
start a war to side up with ennemies of our COUNTRY’S IDEOLOGY, AND LAW OF THE LAND,
they have agents to sell and promote a global unified WORLD, WHERE THEY DICTATE TO SEND OUR TROUPS TO SAVE OUR ENNEMIES WHO ARE FIGHTING AND BACKED UP BY RADICALS to take over each muslim COUNTRY to become the soon future invaders to fight in our own COUNTRY TO INSTALL

Samantha Power wanted to be a sports caster and met Obama through a basketball get together; in Obama-nation, that qualifies you to influence and direct foreign policy.

Skook, she wrote a book about various genocidal acts and the world’s response to them. She was awarded a Pulitzer for it.
I’m betting she had plenty of disdain for America’s response/leadership and wouldn’t be surprised if she accused Israel of genocide. Bashing Israel gets the left all hot and bothered.

Bees, the left doesn’t care about rules or laws. Just power and how to gain more.

HANKSTER, I WAS RE-READING A LINK OF YOURS, I should have mentioned re listening to
PATTONS SPEECH, and I wish HE was alive today, to win the war in afganistan.
thank you again for that GEM SPEECH

Yeah, he was a tough old coot wasn’t he?? LOL!! No bull, just down and dirty get er done logic! We could use a “Patton” in Congress on the BUDGET right about now!