April 15, 2014

Obama's Legacy: Nuclear Japan?

Michael Rubin, Commentary

The Associated Press

Most U.S. allies now recognize that they cannot trust the United States. In the Middle East, Eastern Europe, the Caucasus, Southeast Asia, and East Asia, traditional American allies are increasingly concluding that they need a Plan B. Those Plan B’s could actually become Obama’s greatest foreign-policy legacy.

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TAGGED: Barack Obama, Japan, Nuclear Weapons


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