March 6, 2018 Herbert W. Stupp
Herb London chronicled the Obama administration’s foreign policy disasters.
Leading From Behind: The Obama Doctrine and the U.S. Retreat From International Affairs
By Herbert I. London, with Bryan Griffin (editor)
(Liberty Island Press, 344 pages, $14.95 paper)
.In Leading From Behind, London offers an overwhelming intellectual indictment of the Obama administration and its sad litany of foreign policy failures and debacles around the world. The book is an anthology of scores of Herb London columns, op-eds and analyses on foreign policy and President Obama’s attempts to address such issues, or retreat from them. The writings cover the 2009 to 2017 period, and are culled from publications and websites, ranging from the Washington Times to Newsmax, The American Spectator, Pundicity, the Gatestone Institute, Townhall and Accuracy in Media, among other venues. It would be impossible even for devoted followers of Dr. London to have practical access to most of these publications and writings. Having his various writings on our foreign policy challenges in one book should please London’s many fans...........The London writings provide example after example of our overseas failures, from Russia to ISIS, Europe, China and the Far East, on to Israel and its hostile neighbors..........offers a specific and prescient critique of the Obama “nuclear agreement” with Iran, detailing how much the U.S. gave and how little we got. “In most respects,” he writes, “the agreement is a capitulation to Iranian dictates. It is a paean to utopia and ignores reality.........To Read More....