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ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) —  Republican presidential candidate Newt Gingrich will criticize President Barack Obama’s statement that the “tide of war is receding” when he gives a speech to Maryland Republicans on Thursday evening.

Gingrich is scheduled to address the Maryland Republican Party’s Red, White and Blue Dinner at 8 p.m. at a hotel in Linthicum, Md. near Thurgood Marshall Baltimore-Washington International Airport.

“The tide of war is not receding,” Gingrich’s campaign said the former House speaker will say at the event. “It is a delusion to suggest to the American people that the world is getting safer.”

Gingrich will discuss developments in Iran and Pakistan and in radical Islamic terrorism during his speech, his campaign said.

Gingrich also will criticize Obama for not seeking congressional consent for U.S. involvement in the NATO-led military operation against Libya.

The former Georgia congressman also will talk about steps for developing a comprehensive strategy in the war against terrorism, including the development of an American Energy Policy to maximize domestic energy production, according to Gingrich’s campaign.

Gingrich is appearing in Maryland a day after he brushed aside the significance of continuing departures of staff from his presidential campaign. Earlier this week, Gingrich’s campaign confirmed that its top fundraisers had left. Sixteen advisers and staff walked away earlier this month.

(Copyright 2011 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)

Comments (5)
  1. Doug says:

    Moron,we are broke,and all you want to do is play war.
    This country just doesn’t have a big military complex.
    All this country has become,
    Is one huge military complex.
    We are quickly going the way of the former Soviet Union.

    Rome,continues to Burn.

  2. HermitMD says:

    Nice to see a story which mentions issues rather than campaign or political problems. Anyone who reads his book ‘To Save America’ will get a more accurate picture of the candidate than they will ever get from the media.

  3. Debbie says:

    Bet when they booked him as the speaker they thought he would be a viable candidate and not out of the running

  4. DAVIDLITTLE says:

    yes and he wants to take the nation back to the 1990s so he can start the process of deleting this next wife – a decent honest man with a wide eyed crack hoer as a wife really – maybe mr gettingrich can just go back in time and just stay there – that old turkey neck white trash politician is dreaming – the white house jajajajajajajajajajajajajajajajajajajajajajaj

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