Unformatted text preview: st century and has the ability to relate to the challenges and dilemmas that we face in this current age. For the first time in history, Iranian leader, Mahmoud Ahmadinejad congratulated the new President-elect. Saeed Leilaz, an independent analyst in Tehran, said that he believes “Obama’s victory will weaken radicalism in Iran, Afghanistan, Iraq, and North Korea.” Unfortunately, I- along with many others I presume- am convinced that Sen. McCain is rooted in the preceding century mind-set of the Vietnam-era radicals of “not being dishonored and defeated” in a foreign war. Barack Obama may “lack the experience of John McCain,” but the 1945 Commander-In-Chief, Harry Truman, also was referred to as a “novice,” and look how well his presidency turned out....
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This note was uploaded on 03/31/2010 for the course POLITICAL 101 taught by Professor Han during the Spring '10 term at Hong Kong Shue Yan.
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- Political Science