November 7, 2012

Did Foreign Policy Matter in 2012?

Uri Friedman, Foreign Policy

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Yes, this year's presidential election may have featured a fair amount of talk about America's defense spending, China's trade practices, Iran's nuclear program, and the Obama administration's response to the deadly attack on the U.S. consulate in Benghazi. But when you crunch the numbers, the truth is that foreign policy didn't matter much in ushering Barack Obama to reelection in 2012.

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