That's not invasion. All those countries support the US actions and want it there.
Pakistan is getting uneasy about the use of drones, but still allows it.
S W A N said:
Every country you named has had some sort of US presence in it since before Obama. Try again
If that were the case, we would never invade any country because we have a global presence everywhere. If we sent troops to Korea we wouldn't be invading it because we already have troops there from decades ago?
Our military has gone and and escalated our presence in every one of those countries. Thought we were supposed to be out of Iraq in the first term?
Now we are carrying out active airstrikes?
People still supporting this guy?
|Among other things since becoming president, Barack Obama has:
Started a new war on terror - this one on ISIS.
Dropped bombs in 6 other Muslim countries.
Said, “I believe in American exceptionalism with every fiber of my being.”
Bragged about his use of drones - I'm "really good at k!lling people".
Deported a modern-record 2 million immigrants.
Signed the Monsanto Protection Act into law.
Started a new war in Iraq.
Planned $355 billion for a nuclear weapons program.
Initiated, and personally oversees a 'Secret k!ll List'.
Pushed for war on Syria while siding with al-Qaeda.
Backed neo-Nazis in Ukraine.
Supported Israel's wars and occupation of Palestine.
Drastically escalated the NSA spying program.
Deployed Special Ops to 134 countries - compared to 60 under Bush.
Did a TV commercial promoting "clean coal".
Signed the NDAA into law - making it legal to a.ssassinate Americans w/o charge or trial.
Given Bush absolute immunity for everything.
Pushed for a TPP Trade Pact.
Sold $30 billion of weapons to the dictatorship in Saudi Arabia.
Signed an agreement for 7 military bases in Colombia.
Opened a military base in Chile.
Touted nuclear power, even after the disaster in Japan.
Opened up deepwater oil drilling, even after the BP disaster.
Mandated the Insider Threat Program which orders federal employees to report suspicious actions of their colleagues.
Defended body scans and pat-downs at airports.
Signed the Patriot Act extension into law.
Launched 20,000 Airstrikes in his first term.
Continued Bush's rendition program.
Said the U.S. is the "one indispensable nation" in the world.
Waged war on Libya without congressional approval.
Started a covert, drone war in Yemen.
Escalated the proxy war in Somalia.
Escalated the CIA drone war in Pakistan.
Sharply escalated the war in Afghanistan.
Assassinated 4 US citizens with drone strikes.
Obama Could Reaffirm a Bush-Era Reading of a Treaty on Torture (READ).
America's deadly double tap drone attacks are 'killing 49 people for every known terrorist in Pakistan' according to Stanford/NYU study (READ).
White House exempts Syria airstrikes from tight standards on civilian deaths (READ).
U.S. Ramping Up Major Renewal in Nuclear Arms (READ).
U.S. to keep 9,800 troops in Afghanistan (READ).
Mass surveillance just earned another 90-day blank check, nine months after President Obama promised to rein in the NSA’s spying powers (READ).
Obama and Cameron push for war on ISIS in Syria and Iraq - insists anyone who opposes this conflict is an "isolationalist" (READ).
Obama's Pentagon Covered Up War Crimes in Afghanistan, Says Amnesty International (READ).
Obama Authorizes Airstrikes in Iraq (yet somehow says, "As commander in chief, I will not allow the United States to be dragged into f!ghting another war in Iraq") (READ).
Thank You, President Obama. Love, Israel (READ).
Six US Presidents Have Destroyed Iraq (READ).
How the Obama Administration is Keeping Big Coal Alive (READ).
Afraid to Stoke Populist Ire, Obama Abandons 'Inequality' Rhetoric (READ).
Rubbing our noses in it: Obama's FAA gives first approval of commercial drones in US to... BP (READ). Obama appointee and fellow Democrat Anthony Foxx who is the secretary of Transportation, which oversees the FAA, said that BP's use of drones is "another important step toward broader commercial use of unmanned aircraft."
Obama Seeks to More Heavily Censor Drone k!lling Memo (READ).
Speaking at the West Point commencement speech, President Obama put forward his foreign policy vision, which he described as “might doing right,” declaring that “I believe in American exceptionalism with every fiber of my being.” (READ).
Obama to announce direct training of "rebels" in Syria (PHOTO).
Deal Welcoming US Military Into Philippines Slammed As 'Betrayal' (READ) - protesters burn effigy of Obama in Philippines (PHOTO).
Obama breaks campaign promise on net neutrality (READ).
At the same time the US is accusing Russia of being militarily provocative, the US sent 600 troops to Poland to counter "Russia's aggression in Ukraine;" deployed six American F-15 aircraft inside Lithuania; pledged a $10 million increase in border security aid to Moldova; declared its desire to strengthen NATO's military cooperation with Armenia and Azerbaijan; stated that it wanted to send more troops to Romania; decided to send more US troops and military aircraft into Uganda; announced it would expand its covert support of the Syrian opposition, and fomented unrest in Venezuela.
US secretly created 'Cuban Twitter' to stir unrest (READ). White House calls it a "a development-assistance programme." (READ).
Obama The Least Transparent President in History (READ).
Obama says 'bigger nations cannot simply bully smaller ones'. Wait... what? (READ).
Obama defends Iraq invasion: "But even in Iraq, America sought to work within the international system. We did not claim or annex Iraq’s territory, nor did we grab its resources for our own gain. Instead, we ended our war and left Iraq to its people and a fully sovereign Iraqi state could make decisions about its own future.” (READ).
Obama Wants More NATO Troops in Eastern Europe (READ).
US Regime-Change Operation in Ukraine Exposed in Leaked Diplomatic Phone Call (READ).
The Obama administration has k!lled 4,700 individuals in numerous countries, including Pakistan, Yemen and Somalia, bragged Sen. Lindsey Graham (READ).
Obama administration extends $6.5 billion loan guarantee to build nuclear reactors (READ).
One of the most generous offerings for corporate America in the U.S. tax code is about to become even more bountiful under an Obama administration proposal (READ).
Obama's NSA 'Reforms' Are Little More Than a PR Attempt to Mollify the Public (READ).
Obama Unveils Vague NSA ‘Reforms,’ Denies Wrongdoing (READ).
Groups to Obama: Your Fossil Fuel-Driven Policies Equal 'Catastrophic Climate Future' (READ).
Christmas day, 2013 announcement: Obama is sending Hellfire missiles and drones to Iraq (READ).
Obama plans $355 billion upgrade to nuclear weapons (READ).
Obama’s photo policy smacks of propaganda (READ).
“I am sorry that they, you know, are finding themselves in this situation, based on a.ssurances they got from me,” said Obama, apologizing to Americans receiving insurance cancellation notices. In 2009, Obama said: “If you like your health-care plan, you’ll be able to keep your health-care plan, period. No one will take it away, no matter what.” (READ).
"A Corporate Trojan Horse": Obama Pushes Secretive TPP Trade Pact, Would Rewrite Swath of U.S. Laws (READ).
Amid government shutdown, Obama signals cuts to Social Security, Medicare (READ).
Obama wants war on Syria, the people don't (READ).
Obama appears to be delusional: ‘I didn't set a red line (on Syria), the world set a red line’ (READ).
Obama administration asks Supreme Court to allow warrantless cellphone searches (READ).Obama NSA Scorecard
White House knew Glenn Greenwald's partner David Miranda would be detained (READ).
Obama refuses to cut off military aid to Egypt in spite of brutal crackdown on protesters (READ).
Obama Appoints Documented 'Liar' to Convene NSA Review Board -- Investigation established by James Clapper is part of president's so-called transparency reforms (READ).
Obama's 'Tonight Show' Domestic Spying Comments Contradicted By New York Times Story (READ).
Obama toasts George HW Bush: 'We are surely a kinder and gentler nation because of you' (READ).
The case against Edward Snowden is the seventh under President Barack Obama in which a government official has been criminally charged with leaking classified information to the media. Under all previous presidents, just three such cases have been brought. (READ)
Obama administration implementing a crackdown called the Insider Threat Program. Millions of federal employees must watch for "high-risk persons or behaviors" among co-workers and could face penalties, including criminal charges, for failing to report them. Leaks to the media are equated with espionage. (READ).
The CIA has been operating a secret drone base in Saudi Arabia for the past two years (READ).
“Obama is running the biggest terrorist operation that exists, maybe in history" - Noam Chomsky
Edward Snowden: Obama expanded 'abusive' security programs (READ).
In justifying his actions in Syria, Obama said, "[T]here are folks who say, you know, 'We are so scarred from Iraq. We should have learned our lesson. We should not have anything to do with it.' Well, I reject that view as well." (READ)
In his 2009 inaugural address, Obama claimed that “we reject as false the choice between our safety and our ideals.” Now, in defending NSA spying, Obama says, “You can’t have 100 percent security and also then have 100 percent privacy… We’re going to have to make some choices as a society.” (READ)
Obama decides to arm rebels in Syria, in spite of it being against U.S. law to arm designated terrorist organizations. Obama's justification: The arms sent by the U.S. won't get into the hands of the al-Qaeda f!ghters amongst the rebels (READ)
Obama defends PRISM sweeping surveillance efforts (READ).
Obama's NSA collecting Verizon customer phone records - under the Obama administration the communication records of millions of US citizens are being collected indiscriminately and in bulk, regardless of whether they are suspected of any wrongdoing (READ).
President Obama uses a sledgehammer against dissent - From Jeremy Hammond to Bradley Manning and the AP, Obama's 'assault on journalism' is a threat to our democracy (READ).
Obama admits the U.S. k!lls innocent civilians: "it is a hard fact that U.S. strikes have resulted in civilian casualties" (READ).Obama drone strikes in Pakistan compared to Bush
The United States has formally said for the first time that it k!lled Yemeni-American cleric Anwar al-Awlaki and three other US citizens in anti-terror strikes abroad (READ).
Obama administration secretly obtains trove of a.ssociated Press phone records in "unprecedented intrusion" (READ).
Cornel West: Obama 'Is a War Criminal' (READ).
Four Obama policies that help keep Gitmo open (READ).
Obama's calls George W. Bush a "good man" at Bush library dedication (READ).
The first of 500 Marines have begun deploying to Spain as part of a new rapid reaction force to respond to threats against U.S. citizens, government personnel or installations in Africa (READ).
It’s Official: A Democratic President Proposes to Cut Social Security (READ).
While Urging Gun Laws at Home, Obama Joins NRA to Weaken U.N. Arms Trade Treaty (READ).
Signed the Monsanto Protection Act into law.
Obama Admin: GPS Tracking Without Warrants ‘Necessary’ - Insists Tracking Americans' Every Movement Has 'Minimal' Privacy Impact (READ).
Obama inflames anti-Iran hysteria by speculatively claiming "Right now, we think it would take over a year or so for Iran to actually develop a nuclear weapon, but obviously we don’t want to cut it too close" (READ).
Obama administration to let spy agencies scour Americans' finances (READ).
U.S. Steps Up Aid to Syrian Opposition, Pledging $60 Million (READ). Previous related: Al Qaeda leader Ayman al-Zawahri has called on all Muslims to back the rebels in Syria in the overthrow of President Bashar al-Assad (READ);(READ).
Is Obama really the 'lesser of two evils'?
Could John McCain or Mitt Romney have gotten away with what President Barack Obama is doing? Where Democrats once feverishly denounced the actions of George W. Bush, they are now eerily silent when their own candidate behaves in much the same way as his predecessor (read entire article).
Obama sends U.S. troops to Niger to set up drone base (READ).
Obama's Possible Frack-Friendly Energy Plan a 'Nail in the Coffin' for Climate: Choice of MIT professor Ernest Moniz, known for championing gas fracking, as head of Department of Energy receives rebuke (READ).
Obama Maneuvers to Keep k!ll List Memos Permanently Secret (READ).
Obama OKs $50 million to a.ssist France in Mali (READ).
In State of the Union, Obama Misleads on Foreign Policy. "Over the next year, another 34,000 American troops will come home from Afghanistan," the President said. But Obama is overselling this withdrawal: by the end of this year, the number of troops in Afghanistan will be about equal to the number that were there when Obama was elected. This is only a “withdrawal” because he decided to triple troop levels in an ill-advised military surge (READ).
Barack Obama is Pushing Gun Control at Home, but He's a k!ller Abroad (READ).
White House: Drone k!llings ‘Ethical and Wise’ (READ).
US responds to Israeli attack on Syria by warning Syria (READ).
Obama's nomination of Mary Jo White for SEC chief reveals the president still isn't serious about cracking down on big banks (READ).
Obama Inaugural Speech: US to Maintain Global Military Presence (READ).
The Untouchables: How the Obama Administration Protected Wall Street from Prosecutions (READ).
MLK: I have a dream. Obama: I have a drone (READ).
The Pipeline President: Obama’s Keystone XL (READ).
Three Ways Obama Carried Bush’s Tyrannical Torch, in Just One Week - Warrantless wiretapping of American citizens, Indefinite detention without charge or trial, Targeted k!llings of suspects by drone, without any pretense of due process (even if they are US citizens) remains none of the American people’s business (READ).Bush, Obama, Same Old Drama. Obama is a puppet of the U.S. Empire. "That's part of what makes us special as Americans. Unlike the old empires, we don't make these sacrifices for territory or for resources. We do it because it's right."
Obama signs 2013 NDAA - blocking closure of Gitmo (READ).
Amy Goodman: Obama’s New Year’s Resolution: Protect the Status Quo - a number of bills were signed into law by President Barack Obama that renew some of the worst excesses of the Bush years (READ).
The Obama Administration deported more than 400,000 undocumented immigrants in the 2012 fiscal year, the most in the nation’s history (READ).
Announced on Christmas eve: The U.S. will be sending Army brigades into as many as 35 African nations in early 2013 (READ).
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