Peggy Noonan asked a question in a recent article, what is Obama’s foreign policy,
“Not being George W. Bush is not a foreign policy. Not invading countries is not a foreign policy. Wishing to demonstrate your sophistication by announcing you are unencumbered by the false historical narratives of the past is not a foreign policy. Assuming the world will be nice if we’re not militarist is not a foreign policy.
What is our foreign policy? Disliking global warming?”
The answer is no, although global warming is a molehill the left has turned into a mountain. The Obama foreign policy, specific to the Ukraine, but applicable everywhere else, is simply:
The Obama administration thought that the world would follow him just because of the power of his personality. That early love affair has now grown as cold, and distant as his first campaign slogan “Hope and Change”. Obama consistently responds to crisis with complaints, warnings like the Syrian Red Line, and then backs down. Our country no longer has any credibility, we’ve squandered the respect of our allies, and our enemies no longer fear us. So our country’s foreign policy is simply to “Crimea…River” and hope for the best.