It is time to leave evil behind once and for all with a proactive attitude. We need preventive war against disease and hunger. We need preventive war against war and conflict. It must be a constructive approach.
By refusing to demonstrate leadership on the issues, Obama has played into the hands of his opponents. The losers are not just the Dems, but the prisoners at GITMO, who now seem more abandoned than at any time since GITMO's first years.
A recent report in the Times on the geopolitics of oil misses key points in describing Saudi Arabia's oil policy, and incorrectly asserts that the global recession "forced" the country to reduce production.