April 24, 2012

Obama's Undiplomacy

Victor Davis Hanson, National Review

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The problem is not just that Obama has no knowledge of geography, but that he has none either about history or diplomacy.

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Argentina's Oil Grab Is Justified
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John Gapper, Financial Times
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