July 2, 2014

A Foreign Policy for Main Street America

Robert Hormats, Foreign Policy

The Associated Press

American foreign-policy leadership today and in the coming years will depend to a substantial degree on the vigor and strength of our nation's society and economy. America's leaders will be hard pressed to obtain sustained support at home and credibility abroad for this nation's foreign policy without substantial progress on a host of as yet inadequately addressed domestic social and economic challenges.

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