Saturday, February 7, 2009

Occupation Iraq: Obama Bucking Globalists

Or is he just rearranging deck chairs -- while we are diverted by palace intrigue?

"Obama overrides Hillary; Baghdad appointment telegraphs new U.S. Iran policy

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama, in what was seen as a key message to Iran, intervened at the last minute to nominate his personal choice as U.S. ambassador to Iraq.

Government sources said Obama blocked the appointment of former U.S. Central Command chief [Ret.] Gen. Anthony Zinni as the next U.S. ambassador to Iraq. Instead, Obama, overruling Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, selected outgoing Assistant Secretary Christopher Hill as ambassador to Baghdad....

The sources said Zinni, who advised Obama during the campaign, was informed by Ms. Clinton on Jan. 26 that he had been nominated ambassador. Zinni was told to submit documents to the Senate on Feb. 3 for the confirmation process.

On late Feb. 2, Zinni received a telephone call from National Security Advisor James Jones that Hill would be nominated instead. The sources said Jones, a fellow U.S. Marine commander, said the switch was ordered by Obama....


Then again, who knows?

Rahm Emanuel’s “other adversary” sidelined by top job

Zionists, globalists, what difference does it make?

Ever hear the term lose-lose?