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A Disappointing, Depressing Debate

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The World Was Watching Monday’s Debate, but the Candidates Had Little to Say About the Rest of the World

Neither candidate committed a major new foreign policy gaffe — just, alas, a bunch of old familiar ones — but the debate did not offer much insight.

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