November 12, 2012

Second Term Will Test Obama's Doctrine

Jackson Diehl, Washington Post

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Barack Obama spent his first term undoing what he saw as the excesses of U.S. post-Cold War foreign policy, from land wars in the Middle East to insufficient attention to Asia. By his own account, he largely succeeded. But chances are he will spend his second term grappling with the flaws in his cure.

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