How Obama is Transforming America's Military from Superpower to Paper Tiger

How Obama is Transforming America's Military from Superpower to Paper Tiger

by Jed Babbin

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ISBN-13: 9781594035142
Publisher: Encounter Books
Publication date: 07/13/2010
Series: Encounter Broadsides Series
Pages: 47
Product dimensions: 4.60(w) x 6.80(h) x 0.20(d)

About the Author

Jed Babbin: Jed Babbin is a former Air Force officer who served as a deputy undersecretary in the George H. W. Bush administration. He is the best-selling author of, “In the Words of Our Enemies”, (Regnery 2007), “Inside the Asylum: Why the UN and Old Europe are Worse than You Think” (Regnery 2004) and, “Showdown: Why China Wants War with the United States,” (with Edward Timperlake, Regnery, 2006.) He is former editor of Human Events, the oldest conservative journal in the United States.

Mr. Babbin has written columns for RealClearPolitics.com, The American Spectator, The Washington Times, The Weekly Standard and National Review Online. His expertise is in politics, national security and foreign affairs. However, he also writes about all things political and (for The American Spectator’s “Saloon” series) on more serious subjects such as single barrel bourbon and fine cigars. He wrote the military adventure novel, Legacy of Valor. (Pentland Press, 2000).

Mr. Babbin is a military and foreign affairs analyst and frequently appears as a guest host for top talk radio hosts including Jerry Doyle, Roger Hedgecock and Fred Thompson and as a guest on many cable television news shows.

Mr. Babbin is a graduate of Stevens Institute of Technology (B.E. 1970), Cumberland School of Law (J.D. 1973) and the Georgetown University Law School (LL.M. 1978).

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How Obama is Transforming America's Military from Superpower to Paper Tiger 3.7 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 3 reviews.
EAW20 More than 1 year ago
When Obama was elected he made a statement which I don't think many people understood. He said that "We are going to transform America". That is exactly what he is doing. He has already changed so much that our nation will not be able to defend us. If that is the kind of change you want, he is getting there. If congress doesn't pass it he will do it on his own. America, this is dangerous. You must read this book. We are not manufacturing the equipment we need so desperately. And when will start to make the equipment, it will cost us a lot. Do we want our military in this situation? I sure don't.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Posted 8/5/2010: The author is totally dismissive of American military power and leadership and completely misses the fact that military budgets and timelines have barely changed from Bush to Obama other than dates have been made public. The withdrawal dates have always been an integral part of military planning but as the projected dates approach the public had to be prepared in some way. The date for withdrawing troops was inevitable eventuality unless we intended to make Iraq and Afghanistan our next two states. The author does a grave disservice to the U.S. Military and this book is to say the least a disgrace. The reader would do well to consider the source: the author if a former underling from Bush II and fills in for Rush Limbaugh at times. He is a mouthpiece for the set that wants to reduce government "until it's small enough to drown in the bathtub". His kind have done far more to weaken this country than anything out military commanders have come up with.