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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

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

Syrian government forces search the rubble left behind after rebels blew up a luxury hotel that was being used as an army base in the city of Aleppo. (Getty Images)

Syrian Rebels Level Historic Hotel In Aleppo

The luxury hotel in the historic heart of Aleppo was being used as a base by Syrian government forces.

05/08/2014

Secretary of State John Kerry answers reporters' questions during a joint news conference with European Union High Representative Lady Catherine Ashton in the Treaty Room at the State Department on May 6, 2014 in Washington, D.C. (credit: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Political Strategist: Kerry’s Gaffes ‘Undermine The White House’

Is Secretary of State John Kerry hurting the White House’s credibility with his gaffes on the global stage?

05/08/2014

President Obama discusses Syria and other Mideast issues with Saudi King Abdullah.  (SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)

Obama Meets With Saudi King, Weighs New Aid To Syrian Opposition

President is considering allowing portable missile launchers to help Syrian rebels.

03/28/2014

Syrian children are helped by rescuers are they are evacuated with their mother (unseen) from a bombed building where their father was killed after a reported an air strike by pro-Syrian government forces in Aleppo on March 23, 2014. (credit: BARAA AL-HALABI/AFP/Getty Images)

TV Station Captures Moment Turkish Forces Shoot Down Syrian Fighter Jet

A Turkish television station caught live the moment a Syrian jet fighter was shot down by Turkish forces after violating airspace.

03/24/2014

55 percent of Americans tell Gallup they have a favorable view of Secretary of State John Kerry. (Getty Images)

After First Year, John Kerry Has Lower Approval Rating Than Most Recent Secretaries Of State

55 percent of Americans give the secretary of state a favorable rating.

03/08/2014

U.N.-Arab League mediator Lakhdar Brahimi ended direct talks between the Syrian government and opposition leaders without signs of progress. (PHILIPPE DESMAZES/AFP/Getty Images)

Syria Peace Talks In Doubt After 6th Day In Geneva

U.N.-Arab League mediator Lakhdar Brahimi ended direct talks between the Syrian government and opposition leaders without signs of progress.

02/16/2014

Residents of Aleppo walk through rubble following a reported air strike by Syrian government forces. (BARAA AL-HALABI/AFP/Getty Images)

Syria Strikes Kill 400 So Far This Month In Aleppo

Syrian activists say government shelling and airstrikes have killed about 400 so far this month in the country’s largest city.

02/14/2014

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