Nov 19, 2010

Obama's double loss: election and rejection on world stage

From a Washington Post report called, Foreign-policy setbacks deepen Obama's election wounds.

Presidents have often turned to foreign policy after domestic setbacks - from Ronald Reagan's Latin America tour after his party's 1982 congressional losses to Bill Clinton's escape to Indonesia and the Philippines following his own midterm trouncing a dozen years later.

Barack Obama has followed suit. But since his midterm shellacking this month, he has suffered a series of foreign policy setbacks, both in Congress and abroad, that have put his agenda for improving America's standing and strength overseas at risk.

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