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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

President Barack Obama walks across the South Lawn after returning to the White House aboard Marine One, on May 26, 2014 in Washington, D.C. (credit: Drew Angerer/Getty Images)

Obama To Outline More Limited Approach To Foreign Policy

Confronting critics of his foreign policy, President Barack Obama will soon outline a strategy for his final years in office that aims to avoid overreach as the second of the two wars he inherited comes to a close.

05/26/2014

President Barack Obama delivers remarks about Obamacare and the ongoing tensions in Ukraine in the Brady Press Briefing Room at the White House April 17, 2014 in Washington, D.C. (credit: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Obama to Outline Case For A Limited Foreign Policy

Confronting critics of his foreign policy, President Barack Obama will soon outline a strategy for his final years in office that aims to avoid overreach as the second of the two wars he inherited comes to a close.

05/25/2014

Senate Foreign Relations Committee ranking member Sen. Bob Corker, R-Tenn., and Chairman Robert Menendez, D-N.J., hold a news conference at the U.S. Capitol on March 27, 2014 in Washington, D.C. (credit: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Sen. Corker: White House Meeting About Obama’s Foreign Policy ‘One Of The Most Bizarre I’ve Attended’

White House officials have been holding private meetings this week aimed at soothing lawmakers’ concerns over the U.S. posture in Syria, the future of the American military presence in Afghanistan and defense spending.

05/23/2014

Former Defense Secretary Robert Gates believes the U.S. has very few options in two of the Obama administration’s biggest foreign policy pressure points in Ukraine and Syria, adding that the U.S. needs to solve its domestic problems before it can exert power on the world stage. (Photo by William Thomas Cain/Getty Images)

Gates: ‘No Real Military Option’ For US In Russia, Ukraine Crisis

Former Defense Secretary Robert Gates said he believes the U.S. has very few options in two of the Obama administration’s biggest foreign policy pressure points in Ukraine and Syria, adding that the U.S. needs to solve its domestic problems before it can exert power on the world stage.

05/12/2014

(Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)

Senate’s Newest Class Speaks Out On Foreign Policy

Fresh voices in the U.S. Senate are speaking loudly on foreign policy, a new generation of Republicans and Democrats who reflect a war-weary nation cautious about America’s next moves.

04/24/2014

An Army civilian tried to bring 25 grams of marijuana into the Pentagon. (Getty Images)

Civilian Busted For Bringing Pot Into Pentagon

An Army employee was busted with 25 grams of marijuana.

12/07/2013

Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky., speaks at the 2013 Values Voter Summit, held by the Family Research Council, on Oct. 11, 2013 in Washington, D.C. (credit: Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

AP: Is Rand Paul The Next Generation-Defining Senator On American Foreign Policy?

In just half a term, the Kentucky Republican has shaken up Congress and in some ways the country with his brand of libertarian populism, filibustering President Barack Obama’s CIA director earlier this year and leading the fight against authorizing U.S. military action in Syria.

10/29/2013

President Barack Obama is directing his national intelligence director to form a panel of outside experts to review government intelligence and communications technologies. (Aude Guerrucci-Pool/Getty Images)

Obama Orders Creation of Intelligence Review Group

President Barack Obama is directing his national intelligence director to form a panel of outside experts to review government intelligence and communications technologies.

08/12/2013

Despite the increasing economic and political power of China, global opinion of the superpower is still below that of the United States. (BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/Getty Images)

Poll: Global Perception Of US More Positive Than China

Despite the increasing economic and political power of China, global opinion of the superpower is still below that of the United States.

07/21/2013

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