U.S. foreign policy
Oct 8, 2013 — President Obama cancelled a planned trip to Asia this week to deal with the political crisis at home. That's disappointed — even worried — some of America's friends in the region who are counting on the United States to stand up to an increasingly assertive China.
Sep 5, 2013 — President Obama has kept his distance from the Syrian civil war for the last two years. Now a major debate is underway, and none of the choices looks appealing. So you decide.
Jul 23, 2013 — A recent survey found strong anti-American sentiment among leading aid recipients. In Egypt, Jordan, Pakistan and the Palestinian territories, 16 percent or less of the population had a positive impression of the U.S.
Oct 22, 2012 — Neither President Obama nor Mitt Romney spends much time talking about international affairs on the campaign trail. Yet foreign policy, the subject of tonight's debate, can often define a presidency.
Sep 6, 2012 — Having given the order to kill Osama bin Laden, President Obama has silenced decades of Republican carping that Democrats are weak on defense. That still might not win the president many votes, however.
Feb 1, 2011 — This edition of the Political Junkie features the limits of U.S. foreign policy in Egypt, the announcement that Charlotte will be the Democrats' choice for their 2012 convention, and the latest ScuttleButton winner.