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The Law of America

June 17, 2015 // Les Échos - France - French

Barack Obama no longer wants to play the world's policeman, preferring to keep foreign policy in line with his 'light footprint' doctrine. However, we shouldn't interpret this strategic repositioning as backing down.

US Candidate Jeb Bush: Not Without His Brother

June 17, 2015 // Der Spiegel - Germany - German

Jeb may be the more reasonable of the two Bush brothers. He is calmer, more cautious, more rational - and thus the better Bush. But if Europe had a vote, would he be the best American president from our perspective? No, he wouldn't.

Has the US Entered a Period of ‘Keeping a Low Profile’?

April 9, 2015 // Huanqiu - China - Chinese

Since the Obama administration took to the stage six years ago, both U.S. global strategies and a number of its foreign policies have undergone substantial changes. The resulting foreign diplomatic style has come to be known as “Obamaism.” But over the upcoming years, will Obama's U.S. foreign policy transformation [Read more]

Obama Forgets the World

January 26, 2015 // Der Spiegel - Germany

Big appearance for Barack Obama: On Tuesday, the president is addressing Americans in his State of the Union address. Foreign policy, however, will only be mentioned in passing — a missed opportunity. Usually, during their second term, American presidents like to devote themselves to foreign policy. While being [Read more]

Too Early to Call Obama Weak

January 24, 2015 // Huanqiu - China - Chinese

The recent State of the Union address is Obama’s high-profile summary of his past six years. It will help alter people’s view that the changes in Congress are stifling him.
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