“The Obama administration’s decision Sunday to shutter nearly two dozen U.S. diplomatic posts has given jihadists something to celebrate .… ‘God is great! America is in a condition of terror and fear from al Qaeda,’ wrote one jihadist in an online forum, according to the Times. ‘The mobilization and security precautions are costing them billions of dollars. We hope to hear more of such psychological warfare, even if there are no actual jihadi operations on the ground’” (Newsmax, August 8).
The cost of the president’s policy of appeasing all who hate America has escalated dramatically since we turned tail and ran from our Middle Eastern, North African and Pakistani embassies just over a week ago based on the mere shadow of an unidentified threat of attack.