…behind the scenes, President Barack Obama has switched sides and is now joining Russia in OPPOSING international economic sanctions against Iran…
Don’t expect this to be the lead story on the 6:00 News.
Former US President George W. Bush was the international community’s chief proponent of strong economic sanctions against Iran, but Obama has doggedly stuck with a much softer approach since being elected last year, despite continued Iranian defiance and provocation regarding its nuclear program.
European and other industrialized nations recognize how dangerously close Iran is coming to acquiring nuclear weapons, and what the recent post-election crackdown in Tehran says about the mentality of its government, and want to introduce new sanctions at Wednesday’s G8 summit in L’Aquila, Italy.
But US officials have said Obama will actively oppose any new sanctions, and an Italian newspaper cited Russian President Dmitry Medvedev as saying he wholeheartedly backs the US president in that endeavor. ISRAEL TODAY
…while apparently taking NATO MEMBERSHIP for former Soviet satellites, Ukraine and Georgia, OFF THE TABLE.
Obama seems to have a perfect record so far of siding with our enemies and betraying our allies.