October 08, 2014

More Friendly Fire for Obama

By Jerry Hendrix

Source: Bloomberg

Journalist(s) Margaret Talev

Et tu, Jimmy?

Former President Jimmy Carter is the second ex-president in a week to criticize President Barack Obama's foreign policy, in the midst of a pile-on by the president's own former advisers including two ex-defense secretaries.

Obama "waited too long" to move against the Islamic State terror group, Carter said in an interview with the Fort Worth Star-Telegram. A fellow Democrat who's long been critical of Obama's drone strikes on American terror targets overseas, Carter also said the administration's Mideast policy is unclear because "it changes from time to time."

Read the full article at Bloomberg.

  • Jerry Hendrix

    Senior Fellow and Director, Defense Strategies and Assessments Program

    Jerry Hendrix is a Senior Fellow and the Director of the Defense Strategies and Assessments Program at the Center for a New American Security. A retired Captain in the United...