President Obama’s Foreign Policy Legacy as He Sees It

President Barack Obama walks back to the Oval Office of the White House, Washington, March 14, 2016 (AP photo by Pablo Martinez Monsivais).
President Barack Obama walks back to the Oval Office of the White House, Washington, March 14, 2016 (AP photo by Pablo Martinez Monsivais).
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The American foreign policy community is abuzz over the remarkable essay by The Atlantic’s Jeffrey Goldberg on President Barack Obama’s legacy. The article provides ample evidence that Obama is a fine conceptual thinker with great insight into the evolution of international politics away from America’s “unipolar moment.” His successors may try to reverse or slow down the trends Obama identifies, but in the long run, they will find themselves following his path. As the remaining months of his presidency reach the single digits, Obama has offered us the first draft of his foreign policy legacy. In a wonderfully rich article […]

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