March 27, 2012

Has Obama Really Changed U.S. Behavior Abroad?

David Rothkopf, Foreign Policy

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Where's this big, transformational change we've been craving from Barack Obama?

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Obama's Foreign Policy a Hard Target
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Obama as Ruthless as Bush
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