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Scoring Obama's Foreign Policy

A Progressive Pragmatist Tries to Bend History

Authors: Martin S. Indyk, Director of the Saban Center for Middle East Policy, Brookings Institution, Kenneth Lieberthal, and Michael E. O'Hanlon, Senior Fellow, Foreign Policy, Saban Center for Middle East Policy, Brookings Institution
May/June 2012
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The Obama administration's foreign policy has tried to reconcile the president's lofty vision with his innate realism and political caution. And given the domestic and global situations Obama has faced, pragmatism has dominated. Judged by the standard of protecting U.S. interests, things have worked out quite well; judged by the standard of midwifing a new global order, they remain a work in progress

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