Wednesday, April 29, 2009 Analyzes And Grades President Obama's First 100 Days

U.S. troops and civilians listen to President Barack Obama during his visit to Camp Lejeune, N.C., Feb. 27, 2009. Obama was on Camp Lejeune to discuss current policies and an exit strategy from Iraq. U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Michael J. Ayotte

First 100 Days A Mixed Bag --

In his campaign for president, Barack Obama pledged a swift end to the war in Iraq, a new commitment to the defeat of al Qaeda in Afghanistan and Pakistan, a strong emphasis on veterans' care and military families and a critical look at Pentagon spending, strategy and conduct in the war on terrorism.

Since his inauguration 100 days ago, Obama has made good on his promise for sweeping change in the military, a new tone in the White House's relationship with troops and a personal investment in easing the burden of military service.

Read more ....

My Comment: From my point of view, it is too early to assess a "grade" to the President of The United States. But I can say that I do not feel "comfortable" with the direction and the trends that he is pushing the US. to follow. His international views and National Security perceptions are different from mine, and I do not share his hope and convictions that we can successfully talk with the many groups and institutions that are hostile towards us.

No comments: