Not even a paper tiger, more like a paper kitten

With Obama still president, the only person more mindful that Obama still has another seven months of havoc creation time available is Obama himself. Here is Victor Davis Hanson discussing How Barack Obama’s Foreign Policy De-Stabilized the World. But with time running out on Obama, as Hanson notes, this is prime time for troublemaking while Obama is still around:

Aggressors are not sure whether Hillary Clinton, if elected, will govern more like a traditional Democratic president committed to leading the Western alliance. And if Donald Trump were to be elected, no aggressor would know exactly why, when, or how he might strike back at them.

Given those uncertainties, it may seem wise in the waning months of 2016 for aggressors to go for broke against the predictable Obama administration before the game is declared over in 2017. For that reason, the next few months may prove the most dangerous since World War II.

Being published on the same day as we read all of this on Drudge:

CHINA WARNS USA: MILITARY READY ‘IF PROVOKED’
China Ready to Launch Nuke Subs…
NATO finalises military build-up to counter [more unpredictable] Russia
HUNGARY: US WANTS TO FILL EUROPE WITH MUSLIM MIGRANTS
Iran Is Demanding Reparations From US for 63 Years of ‘Spiritual and Material Damage’
EGYPTAIR PLANE DISAPPEARS FROM RADAR…

And what is Obama up to? Here is the latest news from Washington: Guard Charged With Assault After Confronting Transgender Woman Using Women’s Restroom, Police Say.

Those of you in Perth might be interested in seeing David Archibald, who is the author of the book Australia’s Defence (Connor Court), discuss all of this:

Free Public Lecture
Australia’s Defence
By David Archibald
Wednesday 25th May 2016
7:00pm at the Irish Club
61 Townshend Road, Subiaco
(between Hay St and Churchill Avenue)
Doors open at 6:30pm

The lecture includes 126 slides and will take one and a half hours. For a copy of the slide presentation, email him at: davidarchibald@australianliberty.org. I note that David is an ALA candidate in West Australia, but this should not in any way be seen as an endorsement for the ALA.

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