June 9, 2014

Revenge of the Liberal Foreign Policy Wonks

Kevin Baron, National Journal

The Associated Press

How a network of young activists and intellectuals made their way to the top of the national security establishment.

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TAGGED: US Foreign Policy, Barack Obama


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Let's Hope There's No 'Obama Doctrine'
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