February 28, 2012

Barack Obama's Reluctant Realism

Michael O'Hanlon, CNN

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On the big foreign policy subjects where Obama had transformative aspirations - repairing relations with the Islamic world, moving towards a nuclear-weapons-free planet, restructuring the architecture and membership of institutions like the United Nations, reducing global poverty, mitigating climate change - Obama’s efforts have been largely frustrated.

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How China Can Disrupt Obama's Asia Pivot
Harry Kazianis, The Diplomat
For the past several months, the United States has been busy promoting its “pivot” toward the Asia-Pacific and Indo-Pacific regions.  Free from conflict in Iraq, and with the winding down of its involvement... more ››
February 26, 2012
Why Gas Prices Are Surging in the U.S.
Joe Weisenthal, Business Insider
Whenever the discussion turns to gas and oil, logic tends to die, and people start coming up with all kinds of bizarre explanations for what's going on -- explanations such as the Bernanke's money printing, Obama's domestic... more ››
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Obama's National Security Deficit
Rick Santorum, RealClearWorld
On Aug. 27, 2010, President Obama's then-chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff said our national debt is "[t]he most significant threat to our national security." He then went on to point out that the interest on that debt in... more ››