April 29, 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.

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TAGGED: Barack Obama, U.S. Foreign Policy

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