Do you ever get that “feeling” that you have seen this before?
Well Tubularsock calls it WARJÀ VU.
It is that “Here we go again moment”.
George W. Bush promised a humble foreign policy with no nation building:
“If we don’t stop extending our troops all around the world in nation-building missions, then we’re going to have a serious problem coming down the road. And I’m going to prevent that.” (Candidate Bush)
He criticized the Clinton-Gore Administration for being too interventionist.
Barack Obama spoke out against the impending war in Iraq in the fall of 2002 and in 2004 questioned the Bush administration’s management of the Iraq War, and highlighted America’s obligations to its soldiers.
As Ivo Daalder, a former National Security Council official under President Clinton who later headed up a team advising Obama on nonproliferation issues, put it, “There’s a feeling that this is a…
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