Originally Posted by oldandslow
I think sometimes we spend to much time worrying about countries that have little strategic interest to us and not enough time worrying about one that does.
You may or may not have noticed that during the Bush years our country deployed personnel and equipment, and more importantly, built relationships with nations not only around the top terrorist nation in the world (Iran), but also around China. I don't think that was a coincidence.
Of course, under Obama, we recede.