November 30, 2012

Obama Doctrine: Fixing America, Not the World

The Economist, The Economist

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By cynical tradition "abroad" is where American presidents go to seek a legacy, after their domestic agendas have stalled. This is especially true of second-term presidents. As they lose momentum at home, the temptation is to head overseas in search of crises that only American clout can resolve.

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