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Sarkozy's Europe is Good for Obama

Authors: Charles A. Kupchan, Federiga Bindi, and Justin Vaisse
International Herald Tribune

Federiga Bindi, Charles Kupchan, Justin Vaisse write that, "Sarkozy offered a brand of EU leadership that works, reviving the Union...the Obama administration should recognize this for what it is - the stirrings of the more capable and collective European partner that the United States so sorely needs."

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The Diplomatic Mess That the Press Is Missing

Author: Leslie H. Gelb
The Daily Beast

Leslie H. Gelb writes, "our diplomatic service no longer possesses the talent of the last fifty years. So Hillary has to look outside to the former great diplomats."

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Obama and Trade: An Alarm Sounds

Obama and Trade: An Alarm Sounds

Author: Jagdish N. Bhagwati
Financial Times

In this Financial Times op-ed, Jagdish Bhagwati warns that Mr. Obama, who has properly denounced unilateralism, should not undermine the respect for the rule of law that the WTO embodies at the multilateral level.

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In Defense of Leon

Author: Leslie H. Gelb
The Daily Beast

Leslie H. Gelb discusses the Obama Administration's selection of Leon Panetta as CIA Director.

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The Risks in Obama's Ambitions

Author: Michael J. Gerson
Washington Post

Michael Gerson argues that, "as the specifics emerge, the ambitions of [Obama's] campaign pledges are ever more clear."

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