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Obama Snubs Egyptian President al-Sisi

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, September 29, 2015 at 10:00am 9/29/2015 at 10:00am

Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi is one of the key heads-of-state participating in the United Nations General Assembly’s 70th meeting.

President al-Sisi, an advocate of an Islamic “reformation” and one of the most engaged warriors in the war against terror, says the

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Cybertheft Discussions Ensue During President Xi Jinping’s Visit

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, September 25, 2015 at 3:05pm 9/25/2015 at 3:05pm

As more details of the massive Office of Personnel Management (OPM) hack are made public, China’s likely roll in the unprecedented hack is increasingly difficult to ignore.

In July, Amy explored why China is at least for official purposes, off the the hook for the OPM hack.

Citing concerns over national...

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Scott Walker Rejects “Passive” Foreign Policy Approach

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, August 28, 2015 at 7:54pm 8/28/2015 at 7:54pm

Today Wisconsin Governor and presidential hopeful Scott Walker offered his comprehensive vision for what foreign policy, military policy, and diplomacy would look like under the Walker Administration.

From the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel:

In his first foreign policy speech, presidential candidate and Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker on Friday called for increasing military spending,...

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Fidel Castro Says America Owes Millions to Cuba

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, August 14, 2015 at 11:30am 8/14/2015 at 11:30am

The U.S. reopened its embassy in Cuba yesterday, which also happened to be Fidel Castro’s 89th birthday.

Castro used the occasion to insist that the United States owes Cuba millions of dollars over the trade embargo.

Yahoo News reported:

Fidel Castro to US: You owe us millions

Fidel Castro marked his 89th birthday Thursday by...

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Hillary Broke Libya

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, June 10, 2015 at 7:00am 6/10/2015 at 7:00am

You might think that the fact that four Americans died in the 2012 attack on our embassy in Libya (on Hillary Clinton’s watch) was bad enough, but you’d be wrong.

Stephen Collinson of CNN:

Hillary Clinton’s real Libya problem

Hillary Clinton has another Libya problem.

She’s already grappling with the political headaches from deleted emails...

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Saudis call meeting of Gulf states in reaction to Yemen crisis

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, March 10, 2015 at 10:00am 3/10/2015 at 10:00am

The Gulf Cooperation Council has announced that it will host a series of talks in Riyadh to address the current crisis in Yemen:

Saudi Arabia said on Monday the Gulf Cooperation Council had agreed to host talks in Riyadh to end the Yemen crisis, the state news agency SPA said, quoting a...

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VIDEO: U.S., France collaborating on stronger Iran deal

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, March 8, 2015 at 10:00am 3/8/2015 at 10:00am

Didn’t take long to drop some “we’re still working on this” language, did it?

The Obama Administration may have played their high-profile troubles over the pending Iran nuclear deal as a grudge match between the U.S. and Israel, but the Israelis aren’t the only ones with questions about the President’s “all or...

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Who Wins the Award for Best Bombing of Iraq?

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, December 14, 2014 at 4:00pm 12/14/2014 at 4:00pm

Nick Gillespie of the famed Libertarian magazine Reason is a pretty funny guy. In a new video from Reason TV, Gillespie plays host of the “Military Industrial Complex Awards” to hand out the prize for best bombing of...

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Venezuela On the Road to Default

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, December 11, 2014 at 8:30am 12/11/2014 at 8:30am

Over the summer I covered the Argentine government’s default on its debts owed to U.S. hedge funds—its second default in just 13 years.

Now fellow Latin American socialist paradise Venezuela is gearing up for a default of its own, as precipi...

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Hillary – America Must Empathize With its Enemies

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, December 5, 2014 at 5:00pm 12/5/2014 at 5:00pm

In her sparsely attended speech at Georgetown University this week, Hillary Clinton gave attendees a glimpse of her views on foreign policy and national defense by saying America should empathize with its enemies.

This leads to a natural question: How does one “empathize” with ISIS terrorists who are currently beheading and crucifying...

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Polish Troops on the Move

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, October 28, 2014 at 7:00am 10/28/2014 at 7:00am

After Russia’s March annexation of Crimea, reports surfaced of serious human rights abuses against both Crimean Tatars and Ukrainians who refused Russian citizenship. Now, threats of military action from pro-Russian separatists in the Donetsk and Luhansk regions of eastern Ukraine have eastern Europe on alert, and have motivated Poland to...

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Next Up in the Foreign Policy Debate: Torture

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, October 21, 2014 at 10:00am 10/21/2014 at 10:00am

A memo recently circulated amongst lawyers working for the Obama Administration and in the intelligence community has sparked debate about the future of the United Nations Convention Against Torture as it applies to enhanced interrogation techniques used by Americans overseas.

The Administration has a month to decide its stance on the...

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Obama foreign policy “is like the Brazilian national soccer squad”

http://youtu.be/1L5asJF5jQ8
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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, August 23, 2014 at 5:18pm 8/23/2014 at 5:18pm
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Greg Gutfeld sat in for Bill on the O’Reilly Factor last night and in one segment, he interviewed Bret Stephens of the Wall Street Journal.

The focus of their discussion was the meltdown of the Obama presidency with an eye to foreign policy. Watch below:

The column Stephens wrote for Commentary Magazine which...

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Hillary’s George Bush is Obama

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, August 10, 2014 at 5:00pm 8/10/2014 at 5:00pm

If Hillary Clinton runs for president in 2016, will she pull an Obama, and blame everything on her predecessor, the way Obama still blames Bush for everything?

Even if it’s a President from her own party?  And an administration she participated in? And a Foreign Policy she helped develop?

From recent interviews, looks...

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Bob Woodward Pans Obama’s Foreign Policy Speech

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, June 1, 2014 at 5:00pm 6/1/2014 at 5:00pm

Veteran Washington Post reporter Bob Woodward was on FOX News Sunday today. When Chris Wallace asked him to opine on Obama’s recent foreign policy speech, Woodward explained why it was so ineffective.

Here’s the clip.

Amir Taheri was even less impressed. From the New York Post…

Obama speaks loudly and carries a small stick

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I Can’t Keep Up With All The Failures

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, August 24, 2009 at 1:07pm 8/24/2009 at 1:07pm

I can’t keep up with all the ways in which this administration is failing. From the health care restructuring proposals gone sour, to the slippage in Iraq and Afghanistan,...

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Day of Embarrassment for U.S.

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, August 12, 2009 at 6:31am 8/12/2009 at 6:31am

Mary Robinson will get the United States Medal of Freedom today.

Ms. Robinson presided over the 2001 “”World Conference against Racism, Racial Discrimination, Xenophobia and Related Intolerance,” in Durban, South Africa. Durban was an anti-Semitic hate fest, a grotesque and macabre exercise in linguistic word games in which anti-semites marched under the...

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