Back in April I wrote about "the ever-lasting lure of a temperate Syria," noting the Obama Administration’s persistent attempts to get Damascus out of Iran’s orbit despite zero evidence of progress.
Just like the United States, Israel has the right to defend itself at any time against terrorist threats. Even more so, they have a right to be pro-active in avoiding such an attack using legal blockades to prevent weapons from reaching Gaza and into the hands of terrorists.
On behalf of President Obama and the people of the United States, I congratulate the people of Russia as you celebrate the Day of Russia on June 12. This is an occasion to honor your rich history and culture. It is also an opportunity to mark the progress we have made together.
On June 10, 2010, Rubio delivered these prepared remarks to the Florida regional chapter of the Republican Jewish Coalition:
Today, our nation faces economic and security threats as great as any it has ever confronted.
Over the last sixteen-and-a-half months our current administration has placed our country on a dangerous and unsustainable economic path.
Imagine the federal government was starting a bailout larger than the one we did for General Motors last year – about $50 billion – and yet there was no debate in Congress and the President never made a public statement about what he was doing with the taxpayers’ money and why he needed it.
BBC reported yesterday that roughly 600 people were killed in Darfur in May--a new high since peacekeepers were deployed in 2008. Additional thousands have fled their homes.
Today, the war in Afghanistan becomes America's longest war. Longer than the war in Vietnam. Longer than the Korean War.