"When he talks about restoring America's standing in the world," Power said, "it's born of a very clear-eyed, almost cold understanding that in these international bodies we will not get what we want -- we will not get the solutions we need if we do not have respect."When the foe buys mentally ill children as suicide bombers, Obama and Powers really owe us a full explanation of how respect yields solutions. If respect is what's passing for realism in Foreign Affairs, well, it just doesn't seem very realistic.
Saturday, April 14, 2007
Obama's Policy for Foreign affairs: Respect
Samantha Powers spins Obama's upcoming speech on Foreign Policy with The Politiker,