Is this the kind of foreign policy America truly wants its president to implement? Please watch Bernie's opponent getting a big laugh out of Gaddafi getting killed.
This is the same Sanders opponent who on February 12 in the Milwaukee debate said that Henry Kissinger was her mentor, to which Sanders immediately responded:
"Now, I find it rather amazing, because I happen to believe that Henry Kissinger was one of the most destructive secretaries of state in the modern history of this country. … I am proud to say that Henry Kissinger is not my friend. I will not take advice from Henry Kissinger."
Clinton responded that Sanders has failed to answer questions about whom he would have advise him on foreign policy. Sanders told her, "Well, it ain'’t Henry Kissinger. That'’s for sure."
I never was any kind of fan of Gaddafi at all in any sense or at any time, but I did welcome the first duly elected President of Chile back then, Salvador Allende, who was dispensed with via efforts of Henry Kissinger, catapulting Chile into a ghastly draconian era, with the General Pinochet reign and 30,000 "disappeared" Chileans. This was of minor conjecture at that time, but all was verified and revealed in the release of NSA files 13 years ago.
Presidential candidates always, above all, discuss the domestic needs of America, but the Presidency has major international roles. I have read many articles and conducted my own conversations with many foreigners visiting Santa Fe, who have clarified that a large majority of world leaders already support Sanders and are hoping for Bernie to win.
Although it is concealed in campaign rhetoric thus far, in my opinion, Clinton is far more of a hawk than even George W. Bush.
Working to elect Bernie in the remaining primary states, means working to prevent future purposefully renewed vendettas to keep the arms producers and Wall Street happy, while thousands of inner city people of color and poor white teenagers come home in body bags or are maimed by warfare.
This is a humble but sincere and solemn warning to the United States. To quote someone I rarely agree with (but in this case he is absolutely right on), Charles Krauthammer wrote in a Washington Post column March 29 about the four leading candidates potential foreign policies:
"Hillary Clinton, internationalist.
The “Clinton/Obama” foreign policy from Ukraine to Iran to the South China Sea has been a demonstrable failure. But in trying to figure out what President Clinton would do in the future, we need to note that she often gave contrary advice, generally more assertive and aggressive than President Obama'’s, that was overruled, most notably keeping troops in Iraq beyond 2011 and early arming of the Syrian rebels.
The Libya adventure was her grand attempt at humanitarian interventionism. She'’s been chastened by the disaster that followed.
Her worldview is traditional, post-Vietnam liberal internationalism —- America as the indispensable nation, but consciously restraining its exercise of power through multilateralism and near-obsessive legalism."
About Bernie, Krauthammer wrote this:
"As for ends, Sanders’ foreign policy objectives are invariably global and universal, beginning above all with climate change. The rest is foreign-policy-as-social-work do-goodism, most especially undoing the work of U.S. imperialism."
The video below includes the last minutes of Gaddafi's life (be forewarned: this is very graphic); this shows precisely how Gaddafi's life ended. This is what the Democrat front runner is laughing about. There is so much at stake internationally in this primary election.
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