[ … and they are doing it in the name of peace, and freedom, and democracy, and blah blah blah blah blah … ]
As if uncontrollable economic contagion was not enough for the administration,
Obama is now willing to add geopolitical risk to the current extremely precarious economic and financial situation.
Over at Debkafile we read that the president has decided to
“boost US military strength in the Mediterranean and Persian Gulf regions in the short term
with an extra air and naval strike forces and 6,000 Marine and sea combatants.”
With just one aircraft carrier in proximity to Iran,
the Nobel peace prize winner has decided to send a clear message that peace will no longer be tolerated,
and has decided to increase the US aircraft carrier presence in the region by a 400-500% CAGR.