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Chris Christie’s Trip to Mexico Doubles as a Foreign Policy Test

Aides to the New Jersey governor say his journey is about economic ties and commitment to Hispanic voters back home, but it will also offer him a chance to demonstrate a grasp of international affairs as he considers a run for the presidency. Full News here – NYT > Politics

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A Dangerously Aimless Foreign Policy

S. Huntley, Chicago Sun-TimesPresident Barack Obama’s statement that “we don’t have a strategy yet” against the Islamist army rampaging across Syria will hearten Americans opposed to escalating the U.S. role in the Middle East chaos. But it’s hard to see how the fanatics of the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria won’t interpret it as […]

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“Face The Nation” Foreign Policy Panel: Twin Crises In Ukraine & Iraq

Danielle Pletka and Michael Singh offer perspectives on the general collapse of civil order across the Middle East and Europe. Full News here – RealClearPolitics Video Log

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U.S. President Obama departs the White House Press Briefing Room after addressing reporters in Washington

Obama faces bipartisan criticism over his foreign policy

By Andrea Shalal WASHINGTON (Reuters) – President Barack Obama faced criticism over his foreign policy from both Democratic and Republican lawmakers on Sunday as he wrestled with crises in Iraq, Syria, Libya and Ukraine. Republican lawmakers seized on Obama's comment on Thursday when he said, "We don't have a strategy yet" for confronting the Islamic […]

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Tucker Carlson: This Is What Happens When You Have A Foreign Policy Run by Children

TUCKER CARLSON: This is what happens when you have a foreign policy run by college sophomores like Samantha Power, whose driving instinct is to stop cruelty wherever it happens. No, the purpose of American foreign policy is to protect American interests. Chaos gives rise to groups like ISIS in every country, it always happens, that […]

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Is the Stage Set for 2016 Debate Heavy on Foreign Policy?

Hillary Clinton’s muscular vision of the U.S. role in the world could create one of the sharpest general election differences between herself and a potential Republican opponent. Full News here – Washington Wire

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Turkey's new President Tayyip Erdogan attends a swearing in ceremony at the parliament in Ankara

Turkey’s new cabinet unlikely to spell major policy shift

By Gulsen Solaker ANKARA (Reuters) – Turkey's new Prime Minister, Ahmet Davutoglu, will announce his cabinet on Friday, a day after Tayyip Erdogan was sworn in as president, with the new government not expected to signal any major changes in policy direction. The current economic team, including Deputy Prime Minister Ali Babacan and Finance Minister […]

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Vicious Payback for ISIS Is Good Policy

Ed Rogers, Washington Post Full News here – RealClearPolitics – Homepage

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David Ignatius: Obama’s Policy On The Islamic State ‘Has Been Correct’

Washington Post columnist David Ignatius came to the defense of President Barack Obama’s approach to Islamic State militants in an opinion piece published online Thursday, a stark contrast to his harsh criticism earlier this summer. The piece comes after Obama on Wednesday promised the United States will be “relentless” in its efforts to target the […]

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Clinton vs. Obama on Foreign Policy

Neera Tanden, RCP Changing LanesCarl Cannon asks Center for American Progress president Neera Tanden about Iraq policy. Full News here – RealClearPolitics – Homepage

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