October 8, 2012
Obama Leaves U.S. on the Sidelines
Fred Hiatt, Washington Post
Before President Obama could turn to the regions and issues he believed should be foreign policy priorities in his first term, he felt he had to clean up the mess his predecessor had bequeathed him in the Middle East and Central Asia.
If reelected, he may confront a similar frustration in his second term.
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