Mark Collins – If Obama Can Get the Saudis and Russians Together…

…what can’t this POTUS do?  A clear indicator of the extent to which he is losing the trust (especially with Iranian nukes in the background) of some friendly states.  Constant dithering, combined with a growing perception of US policy weakness, can produce strange possible bedfellows indeed when people lose trust.

Obama, for his part, seems simply constitutionally incapable of grokking that serious people elsewhere have seriously different, with good reason, understandings of the world:

They’re WEIRD–Why Obama et al. Don’t Get Putin

WEIRD Omabadreaming About Defeating the Caliphate

Mark Collins, a prolific Ottawa blogger, is a Fellow at the Canadian Global Affairs Institute; he tweets @Mark3Ds


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