I fear we're in for a horrible wake up call. Ralph Peter's on Obama's Foreign Follies.
Venezuela: As oil prices tank, Hugo Chavez rules through mobs and military force. Elected officials from the opposition have been jailed, beaten or forced into hiding. Democracy's in a coma. Chavez makes no secret of his desire to emulate Fidel Castro and become president-for-life. Obama's response? Embrace the Castro brothers.and the real looming nuclear disaster,
Pakistan: It's over. We can't fix Pakistan. The Pakistanis aren't interested in our interests. Islamabad's intelligence services belong to our enemies and the army's deeply infected with Islamism and anti-Americanism. Every additional weapon we hand over may be used against us.
Pakistan's president, "Mr. Benazir Bhutto," is feckless, corrupt and incompetent. Our response? Hand him billions more to pocket (hey, it kept AIG from attacking us . . . ). If the administration doesn't re-think our approach to Pakistan fast, this may be a generation's strategic train-wreck.