What are the American people looking for in their country’s next president? And when it comes to foreign policy, which issues should drive the U.S. agenda abroad?
On this episode of The E.R., Rosa Brooks, David Rothkopf, and Kori Schake review the shortcomings of recent foreign-policy efforts by the Obama administration. Focusing on unwinnable wars and other geopolitical problems abroad hasn’t necessarily been the best thing for the United States. The panelists debate the value of addressing the threats that the country faces a lot closer to its own borders — from drugs and cartel violence to gun violence to economic downturn. It may not be glamorous, but perhaps the foreign-policy relationships America values most should begin right here at home.
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