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Obama admin’s toughest sanctions against Putin yet: Hashtag games

, , , , , , , ,!/SaintRPh/status/449014547555180544 This is what U.S. foreign policy has been reduced to: Government flacks engaging in hashtag diplomacy:!/statedeptspox/status/448944053741031424 Yes, that’s State Department spokesperson Jen Psaki lamely giving the thumbs up to Ukraine.!/macon44/status/448885692811071488!/JohnKerry/status/448896522319458304!/AmbassadorPower/status/448975553127649280 At least Samantha Power couldn’t bring herself to tweet a photo with the hashtag impotently written on a card. We have a feeling Russian President Vladimir Putin […]


‘Neutered our foreign policy’: @DiploMutt proves State Dept. has officially gone to the dogs

, , , , ,!/Cameron_Gray/status/459731517737291776 Worried they’re just goofing around at the State Department? Yeah, you might be onto something:!/TheDemocrats/status/459726876043657216 Only two tweets from @DiploMutt so far:!/DiploMutt/status/459406465669672961 But he’s already got people talking:!/DonutSnores/status/459727798085898240 It’s just too easy:!/Lilleth71/status/459730696819720192!/SuperAndrea/status/459729769987194880!/LadyLNorth/status/459731579099549697!/liars_never_win/status/459731297725067264 Especially if DiploMutt has some arrows in his quiver!!/HG_Pennypacker/status/459731120615985152 Kibble & #Hashtags Who gets […]


‘What an embarrassment’: Iran gives out medals for capture of U.S. sailors

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As Reuters reports, Iran distributed medals to the soldiers who captured U.S. sailorsand put them on their knees at gunpoint. Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, who has said Iran should remain wary of its arch-enemy the United States even after a landmark accord over Tehran’s nuclear program, awarded the Fath (Victory) medal to the head of the […]


‘Really?’ Obama’s aides reveal his pathetic philosophy on foreign policy

, ,!/PodyChris/status/473174678760988672 POLITICO reports that Obama’s aides have summed up his philosophy (or doctrine) when it comes to foreign policy in a simple phrase:  “Don’t do stupid shit.” Ha! Today's @politico brief unveils a potential working title for Obama's Foreign Policy Book: "Don't Do Stupid Shit" Amazing @mikeallen— Emefa (@emefaagawu) June 01, 2014!/Miklang/status/473160803194245120 It would be a […]


OFA’s Lis Smith: Mitt Romney should ‘never talk about foreign policy again’

, , , , , ,!/lis_Smith/status/437660933163208704 Yes, that’s the former director of rapid response for Barack Obama’s campaign machine, advising Mitt Romney to never talk about foreign policy again. That tweet was from Sunday, though, before Russian troops began their “uncontested arrival” in the Crimean region of Ukraine — exactly as Romney had warned during the presidential debates.!/JimmyPrinceton/status/439831177206063104!/jrsalzman/status/439833812478873600 […]


‘If he’s lost the NY Times’: Editorial board calls admin ‘disingenuous’ and ‘dishonest’ on Afghanistan –

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The White House announced this week that the U.S. would be keeping troops in Afghanistan beyond 2016. The announcement came after Obama had previously trumpeted the end of the war in Afghanistan and promised all American troops would be out of the country by the end of his presidency. In 2012, Obama and his supporters […]


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