Why Global Warming Is Not So Bad When Clinton Resets Russian Winter And Obama Calls For Iranian SpringLiubomir Topaloff on March 23, 2009 in US Foreign Policy Commentaries No Comments »
Is this the coming of Obamian naivity?
Last month the Secretary of State Hilary Clinton announced that the US is pressing the reset button in the relationships with Russia. Last week President Obama addressed Iran for the first day of Spring which marks the Iranian New Year. Together, these two top foreign policy initiatives amount to a global warming in the world political weather, marked by severing Russian political winter and Iranian nuclear fall.
Critics to this new foreign policy approach rushed to lump together the two initiatives pronouncing them to be the new Wilsonian idealism, perhaps worthy a name such as Obamian naivism. Their arguments against this unorthodox foreign policy approach have certain merits. It shows a dose of idealism and inexperience in the tough and cynical world of international (more…)