April 28, 2014
Obama's Receding Foreign Policy Dreams
Albert Hunt, Bloomberg
The Associated Press
President Barack Obama envisioned building a foreign-policy legacy in his second term: a nuclear deal with sanction-strapped Iran, an end to U.S. involvement in conflicts overseas, and a successful pivot to Asia, including a trans-Pacific trade pact.
Fifteen months after his second inaugural, those goals look more problematic, and Syria's Bashar al-Assad and Russia's Vladimir Putin have created new crises.
TAGGED: U.S. Foreign Policy, Barack Obama