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Leon Panetta: Obama Has ‘Lost His Way’

Leon Panetta: Obama Has ‘Lost His Way’

| October 6, 2014

Former CIA director Leon Panetta discusses the threat posed by Islamic State and offers a critical review of Obama’s performance as president.

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National Insecurity: Can Obama’s Foreign Policy be Saved?

National Insecurity: Can Obama’s Foreign Policy be Saved?

| September 9, 2014

If the nation is to recover fully, Obama must not only identify and attempt to reverse what has gone wrong, but he also must try to understand how he can achieve new gains by the end of his second term.

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Kissinger: No More Talk, Time to Attack ISIS

Kissinger: No More Talk, Time to Attack ISIS

| September 7, 2014

In an exclusive interview, Henry Kissinger, the grand old man of diplomacy, tells Toby Harnden that Obama must launch an all-out onslaught on Isis in Syria and Iraq, warning it should have happened already.

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Destabilizer-in-Chief

Destabilizer-in-Chief

| July 9, 2014

In the Middle East, Obama’s retreat has created a catastrophic vacuum of power.

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Is Obama’s Foreign Policy Too European?

Is Obama’s Foreign Policy Too European?

| July 8, 2014

While Mr. Obama’s new style of diplomacy — soft power and nonintervention — was at first seen as a welcome break with the Bush years, five years later a dismal realization has set in. It turns out that soft power cannot replace hard power.

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The Post-Pax Americana World

The Post-Pax Americana World

| July 7, 2014

Who needs foreign policy when the arc of history is bending your way?

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America Surrenders in Iraq, Syria and Ukraine

America Surrenders in Iraq, Syria and Ukraine

| July 7, 2014

Now the world is learning the high price of American detachment.

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As Putin Looks East, China and Russia Sign $400-Billion Gas Deal

As Putin Looks East, China and Russia Sign $400-Billion Gas Deal

| May 21, 2014

The long-awaited agreement is a political triumph for Russian President Vladimir Putin, who is courting partners in Asia as those in Europe and the United States seek to isolate him over Moscow’s annexation of Ukraine’s Crimea peninsula.

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He’s Made It Worse: Obama’s Middle East

He’s Made It Worse: Obama’s Middle East

| May 1, 2014

Under Barack Obama’s leadership, in almost every square inch of the Middle East, the strategic position of the United States has decayed. And the region itself is far worse off than it was when he took office.

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Obama’s Post-Cold War ‘Bizarro World’ Foreign Policies

Obama’s Post-Cold War ‘Bizarro World’ Foreign Policies

| April 24, 2014

The new global order unfolding has the look of disorder.

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