America Speaks… and Who Cares?

President Obama has long made clear his distaste for fighting wars — his or anyone else’s. He has followed through on his belief in diplomacy not necessarily moored to military power and on his priority issues within the military related to social and group identity issues. Now in his sixth year, the president has almost fully implemented his assumptions through budget cuts. Objective geopolitical circumstances aside, he is spending the “peace dividend” he claims.