Here is a very good assessment discussing what I think is wrong with American foreign policy first under Bush and, now, under Obama. In my view Dick Cheney, and Donald Rumsfeld are mass murderers no less than John Wayne Gacy, Jr., and ought to be in prison. It is it any wonder we are hated around the world?
‘We’re All Cheneyites Now’
MAJOR TODD PIERCE, USA (RET.) – Consortium News
Todd E. Pierce retired as a Major in the U.S. Army Judge Advocate General (JAG) Corps in November 2012. His most recent assignment was defense counsel in the Office of Chief Defense Counsel, Office of Military Commissions. In the course of that assignment, he researched and reviewed the complete records of military commissions held during the Civil War and stored at the National Archives in Washington, D.C.
Dick Cheney’s ideology of U.S. global domination has become an enduring American governing principle regardless of who is sitting in the Oval Office, a reality reflected in the recent Ukrainian coup, the 2011 ‘regime change” in Libya and drone wars waged in several countries by President Barack Obama.
Phi Beta Iota: Most US policy, both foreign and domestic, is divorced from reality. It is not based on ethical evidence-based decision-support. It is corrupt to the bone — all three branches of the Federal government are making decisions on the basis of who pays to be heard, and two-party ideoogy that shuts out the majority of the public and all loyal dissenting views.