June 25, 2012

How Successful Is America's Asia Rebalance?

Richard Weitz, The Diplomat

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With the U.S. presidential election fast approaching, it’s worth asking how successful one of the biggest Obama administration foreign policy drives has been. It's a mixed bag.

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