Obama Continues to Ignore Russia at His Own Peril

During the 2012 presidential debates Gov. Mitt Romney labeled Russia the United States’ “number one geopolitical foe.” At the time President Obama mocked the comment relentlessly. “The 1980s are now calling to ask for their foreign policy back because the Cold War’s been over for 20 years,” Obama said. Even after Russia invaded Crimea and…
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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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