Contra GOP, Obama Is Not Rolling Back Terror War

Following President Obama’s speech last week on the drone war and counter-terrorism policy, Republicans and the media have framed it as some sort of dovish shift to end of the war on terror, when it was anything but.

p050613ps-0092For years the GOP had a difficult time constructing offensive political rhetoric against Obama’s overall foreign policy, the major obstacle being that Obama really adopted much of George W. Bush’s approach, except with much less financial and political cost.

But now that Obama has explicitly denounced “perpetual war,” Republicans are on the attack. Senator

Article source: http://news.antiwar.com/2013/05/26/contra-gop-obama-is-not-rolling-back-terror-war/>WRH

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