foreign policy

Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., speaks during a discussion on the American family and cultural values." at Catholic University on July 23, 2014 in Washington, D.C. (credit: MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images)

Rubio: ‘The World Needs American Strength’

Sen. Marco Rubio called Wednesday for increased U.S. defense spending and greater intervention abroad, positioning himself as the leading foreign policy hawk among Republicans considering runs for the White House.

09/18/2014

Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., speaks during a discussion on the American family and cultural values." at Catholic University on July 23, 2014 in Washington, D.C. (credit: MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images)

Rubio Positioning Himself As Leading Foreign Policy Hawk Among Republicans Considering White House Runs

Sen. Marco Rubio is positioning himself as the leading foreign policy hawk among Republicans considering runs for the White House, pushing for more military spending and greater intervention abroad as the United States confronts Islamic State extremists in Iraq and Syria.

09/17/2014

President Obama speaks to the nation about his strategy to fight ISIS. (credit: Ron Sachs-Pool/Getty Images)

Obama Outlines Plan To Defeat Islamic State

Strategy will include U.S. led air strikes and the training and arming of Syrian rebels opposed to the Islamic State group. He promises no “boots on the ground” for American forces.

09/10/2014

President Barack Obama talks on the phone with King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz of Saudi Arabia from the Oval Office of the White House in Washington, D.C., on Sept. 10, 2014.   (credit: JIM WATSON/AFP/Getty Images)

Chuck Todd: Obama ‘On Precipice Of Doing Jimmy Carter-Like Damage To The Democratic Brand’

Chuck Todd warns that President Barack Obama could be on the verge of doing “Jimmy Carter-like damage” to the Democratic Party over his foreign policy.

09/10/2014

File photo of Rep. Paul Ryan. (credit: BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/Getty Images)

Ryan: Purported Beheading Reflects Obama Weakness

U.S. Rep. Paul Ryan says the circumstances that led to the purported beheading of a second U.S. journalist by the Islamic State group reflect a weakness of President Barack Obama’s foreign policy.

09/02/2014

President Barack Obama embraces Secretary of State Hillary Clinton before delivering a speech on Mideast and North Africa policy in the Ben Franklin Room at the State Department May 19, 2011 in Washington, D.C. (credit: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Media Not Allowed To See Whether Clinton, Obama Hugged It Out At Party

In yet another twist in their complex and heavily scrutinized relationship, Hillary Rodham Clinton and President Barack Obama did their best to shrug off their differences Wednesday as they gathered together on Martha’s Vineyard following a foreign policy split.

08/14/2014

President Barack Obama embraces Secretary of State Hillary Clinton before delivering a speech on Mideast and North Africa policy in the Ben Franklin Room at the State Department May 19, 2011 in Washington, D.C. (credit: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

White House: Obama ‘Looking Onwards And Upwards’ In Relationship With Hillary Clinton

The White House said Wednesday that President Barack Obama “is looking onwards and upwards” in his relationship with former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton after a public split on foreign policy.

08/13/2014

A majority of Americans (51 percent) blame the recent surge of violence in Iraq on former President George W. Bush, with only 27 percent placing blame with President Barack Obama. (credit: SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)

Poll: Majority Of US Voters Blame Bush For Iraq Violence

A majority of Americans (51 percent) blame the recent surge of violence in Iraq on former President George W. Bush, with only 27 percent placing blame with President Barack Obama.

07/05/2014

President Barack Obama speaks at the U.S. Military Academy in West Point, N.Y., on May 28, 2014. (credit: CBS News)

Obama: US Will Continue To ‘Take Direct Action’ By Ordering Drone Strikes

In a broad defense of his foreign policy, President Barack Obama declared Wednesday that the U.S. remains the world’s most indispensable nation, even after a “long season of war,” but argued for restraint before embarking on more military adventures.

05/28/2014

President Barack Obama makes a statement about military troop pullout from Afghanistan at the Rose Garden of the White House on May 27, 2014 in Washington, D.C. (credit: Alex Wong/Getty Images)

National Security Analyst: US ‘Just Not Swinging The Bat’ On Foreign Policy

As the nation emerges from more than a decade of war, President Barack Obama is seeking to recast U.S. foreign policy as an endeavor aimed at building international consensus and avoiding unilateral overreach.

05/28/2014

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