How Obama’s Foreign Policy Is Failing

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A good summary from the Heritage Foundation:

Libya. Egypt. Syria. Iran. Russia. China. America’s relations with the world aren’t looking too good.

President Obama said that in his Administration, America would reach out to other countries as “an equal partner” rather than as the “exceptional” nation that many before him had embraced; that “any world order that elevates one nation or group of people over another will inevitably fail.”

His political approach to foreign policy—making decisions that appeal to a political base rather than making military sense—is putting American lives and American interests in danger. All the while, he is gutting the defense budget, supposedly to free up money for his domestic agenda. This is weakening defense and military readiness, which is a perilous strategy.

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