Jennifer Rubin at Contentions describes "the modus operandi we have seen to date from the Obama team."
They don’t much believe in acquiring or wielding leverage to gain a bargaining advantage with foes.Take a look at Rubin's post - "All carrots, no sticks"
They are the team that believes in grand gestures, chats with Dimitri Medvedev, and bows to Abdullah the Great.
They think expressions of “respect” for the “Islamic Republic of Iran” will melt the mullahs’ hearts.
And they don’t see why they shouldn’t scurry back to the six-party talks with North Korea despite a missile stepping on the president’s lines.
They flatter themselves that they can flatter their international opponents.