Palin’s Pakistan comments as stupid as Obama’s

Palin’s Pakistan comments as stupid as Obama’s


 Watch: Gov. Sarah Palin answers questions at Tony Lukes in South Philadelphia.

WASHINGTON (CNN)- Sen. John McCain retracted Sarah Palin’s stance on Pakistan Sunday morning, after the Alaska governor appeared to back Sen. Barack Obama’s support for unilateral strikes inside Pakistan against terrorists. (SHIT)

During Friday night’s presidential debate in Mississippi, Obama took a similar stance and condemned the Bush administration for failing to act on the possibility terrorists are in Pakistan. (SHIT)

Continue reading

Why Should Democracy Be Shy?

We gave to look at international relations a a competition, because Russia and China already see it that way.

By Christopher Werth | NEWSWEEK

June 9,2008

Robert Kagan believes a war is coming. Not necessarily one with guns and bombs, but his new book argues that a fundamental global divide is emerging between liberal democracies and autocratic governments—namely Russia and China. He and presidential hopeful John McCain, whom he advises, call for a League of Democracies, which the Republican candidate has pledged to pursue if he wins the November election. NEWSWEEK’s Christopher Werth spoke with Kagan about the ascendancy of great-power competition. Continue reading