Gaffney: Obama Doctrine Is To "[E]mbolden Our Enemies. Undermine Our Friends. Diminish Our Country"

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Responding to the Obama administration's recent decision to resume limited contacts with Egypt's Muslim Brotherhood, Frank Gaffney wrote in a July 5 Washington Times column that "[t]he outlines of an Obama Doctrine have been apparent for some time. It can be summarized in nine damning words: Embolden our enemies. Undermine our friends. Diminish our country."

Gaffney further wrote: "These days, it is hard to avoid proof that these outcomes are not inadvertent or attributable to sheer and sustained incompetence. Rather, they are a product of deliberate decisions approved, we must assume, by the president himself."

From Gaffney's column:

The outlines of an Obama Doctrine have been apparent for some time. It can be summarized in nine damning words: Embolden our enemies. Undermine our friends. Diminish our country. These days, it is hard to avoid proof that these outcomes are not inadvertent or attributable to sheer and sustained incompetence. Rather, they are a product of deliberate decisions approved, we must assume, by the president himself.

Consider last week's announcement by Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton that the United States was going to "engage" the Muslim Brotherhood in Egypt. In one fell swoop, Team Obama hit its doctrinal trifecta.

Previously:

Right-Wing Media's Relentless False Attack: Obama Does Not Support Israel

Gaffney: Obama "Helped Catalyze The Next Middle East War" With Call For Return To 1967 Borders

Gaffney: Obama "has exhibited a sympathy for the agenda" of the Muslim Brotherhood

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