Another Week of Weakness for Biden on National Security

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Posted: Oct 11, 2021 12:01 AM

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Hardly a week goes by without President Biden and his team demonstrating weakness on national security, and this one was no exception.  Both special climate envoy John Kerry and national security advisor Jake Sullivan produced significant unforced errors this week with both France and China, respectively, signaling yet again that when it comes to representing us on the world stage, Biden and his team are simply not performing to the standards Americans expect and deserve.

Unfortunately, over the past nine months Kerry has committed a number of high-profile gaffes that have diminished his effectiveness and even led to calls for his resignation from a number of Republicans.  These include reports that, either as secretary of state for President Obama or when out of office, Kerry disclosed sensitive intelligence about hundreds of Israeli air strikes on Iranian interests in Syria to Iran’s foreign minister Mohammad Javad Zarif.  In addition, Kerry traveled to China in April for three days of meetings with Chinese Communist Party (CCP) officials

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