December 18, 2012

What Would Kerry's Foreign Policy Look Like?

Molly Redden, The New Republic

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fter the GOP embarrassed Susan Rice out of the running, ABC News reported on Saturday that Obama will nominate Sen. John Kerry to succeed Hillary Clinton as Secretary of State. Kerry, who chairs the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, brings with him a long record on foreign policy—and a little dirty laundry. Below is a collection of his statements and stances on recent foreign policy crises.

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