Vultures Row: Kerry’s Foreign Policy Fails Even Before He Is Elected

Kerry’s Foreign Policy Fails Even Before He Is Elected


OK, somewhere at some point I heard someone say that John “I’m the next Kennedy” Kerry would be a much better president than George “Let’s get ‘em before they get us” Bush because he would be able to handle foreign policy much better. He has a better grasp and understands the fine nuances of global politics.

And yet I read this story today, how could this be?

Vulture 6

Kerry gets blame for Haiti unrest
By Steve Kingstone BBC correspondent in Sao Paulo
The commander of the UN peacekeepers in Haiti has linked a recent upsurge in violence there to comments made by the US presidential candidate, John Kerry.
Earlier this year Mr Kerry said that as president he would have sent American troops to protect Jean-Bertrand Aristide who was ousted from power in February.
The Brazilian UN general, Augusto Heleno, said Mr Kerry's comments had offered "hope" to Aristide supporters. Much of the recent unrest has centred on areas loyal to Mr Aristide.
More than 50 people have died over the past fortnight.


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