December 16, 2013

Biggest Foreign Policy Screw Up of 2013

Daniel Drezner, Foreign Policy

The Associated Press

What was the Obama administration's biggest foreign policy screw-up of 2013? This.

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TAGGED: Barack Obama, Edward Snowden


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