It’s a well-known fact that our current President is working way faster than our former. President Donald Trump, last week, did something that former President Obama couldn’t do in his entire time in the office. Donald Trump has taken a stronger stance against the Assad regime in Syria that Barack Obama did in his eight years of service. And the administration didn’t really need a lot of time to point this out. While Obama told the world they were able to eliminate the chemical weapons issue behind closed doors the recent chemical weapons attack on Syria proved wrong. A lot of people had to find that out the hard way, mostly young children.
Some revelations prove that President Obama actually knew that Syria had not gotten rid of their chemical weapons program. This goes back to 2014. The White House had promised the public they had and now the public is pointing to the former administration for not taking action. This is all after drawing a red line in the sand with chemical weapons and then never following through on the promise. Not surprised at all!
Former President Obama lied. And there is no room for wonders there. What he did is that he negotiated with the Russians to deplete the chemical weapons stockpile and of course, they would like about it. Just as they are standing by Syria’s side now they stood by them then and promised something they never had any intention of following through with. John Kerry, Secretary of State, had promised they had: ‘’ Got 100 percent of the declared weapons out of Syria.’’ Susan Rice also spoke out. The National Security told the media that the Obama administration had been: ‘’Able to get the Syrian government to voluntarily and verifiably give up its chemical weapons stockpile.’’
What is upsetting is that they failed, they knew it and they were lying this whole time about it. What they succeed at is covering up their lies really good. Before appearing at Congress, director of National Intelligence James Clapper, under former President Obama, said: ‘’ We assess that Syria has not declared all the elements of its chemical weapons program to the Chemical Weapons Convention.’’
Let’s look on this situation at different angles. At best the Obama administration wasn’t aware that Syria hadn’t been forthcoming in declaring all of their chemical weapons. At worst they knew and they overlooked it and then told the public they were all gone giving them false hope of safety in security. Even though both are different, both are equally shameful. Barack Obama should be ashamed of himself.
Former President Obama’s policies were nothing but a diplomatic failure. What is even sadder is that children must pay the price with their lives. Sad but true. But now, it’s different. President Trump is finally giving hope to the Syrian people! Their pain and loss won’t go unnoticed. Let’s help our President and put an end to this!