Clinton More Hawkish Than Obama? Not If You Actually Listen to Them

Clinton More Hawkish Than Obama? Not If You Actually Listen to Them
President Barack Obama and then-Secretary of State Hillary Clinton before a policy address at the State Department, Washington, May 19, 2011 (AP photo by Pablo Martinez Monsivais).

Last week, New York Times reporter Mark Landler compared the foreign policy statements of a candidate for president, presumptive Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton, with those of the actual U.S. president, Barack Obama, in regard to the Orlando terrorist attack. His conclusion, which unsurprisingly matches that of his most recent book on the allegedly contrasting foreign policy perspectives of Clinton and Obama, is that Clinton has shown herself to be the more hawkish of the two. Clinton, he argues, is more solicitous of military force and harsher in characterizing the terrorist threat facing America. It’s the kind of comparison that immediately […]

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