The Gaffe Heard Round the World

President Obama’s surprising admission that his administration had “no strategy” to deal with ISIS was a messaging nightmare – not only did it confirm American’s fears of the president’s lack of foreign policy chops, but it could also have significant repercussions for our interests abroad. Almost as soon as the words left President Obama’s mouth…
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The Tragic Failure of the Obama Doctrine

In his 2006 memoir, The Audacity of Hope, President Obama wrote about how America would regain its respect from the world. “Without a well-articulated strategy that the public supports and the world understands, America will lack the legitimacy and ultimately the power it needs to make the world safer than it is today,” Obama wrote.…
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Obama’s Foreign Policy is Being Tested. It’s Failing.

Early in his first term President Obama made clear his approach to foreign policy: Things will naturally improve because he happened to not be George W. Bush. In his first major foreign policy address in Cairo, Egypt the president labeled his election a signal of a “new beginning between the United States and Muslims around…
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