May 15, 2012

Obama's Foreign Policy Failures

Gideon Rachman, Financial Times

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President Barack Obama ran as the anti-George Bush candidate. So it is ironic that his signature achievement overseas - the killing of Osama bin Laden - is one Bush would have been proud of.

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TAGGED: United States, Pakistan, Barack Obama, Israel, Middle East, China, Russia, Osama Bin Laden, Afghanistan, Syria, George W. Bush, Libya, Iran, Palestine, Bahrain, Osama bin Ladin, Drones, 2012, Arab Spring


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