You must read Jennifer Rubin's blog today:
I guess he is really found of bureaucracy! or he indeed needs lot of people to script a foreign policy so there is no room for a gaffe.
Barack Obama has 300 advisors on foreign policy. What?? That includes the Winnie-the Poohfellow and 299 other “experts” who, we are led to believe, didn’t catch Obama’s “syntax” error on “undivided Jerusalem.” Did not one of the 300 know about the history of presidential summitry? And none of them thought it might have saved a heap of trouble for Obama if once during his primary campaign he had a briefing with General Petraeus or trip to Iraq?