Obama’s 100 days report card

For the past few days, FP‘s been calling and emailing some of our favorite foreign policy thinkers to get their grades on U.S. President Barack Obama’s first 100 days in office. We have all the responses here, but here’s a cheat-sheet of the marks: A Walter Russell Mead Lawrence Korb Ricardo Avila Parag Khanna Laura ...

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US President Barack Obama reads the book "Where the Wild Thing Are" to young children during the annual White House Easter Egg Roll on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington, DC, on April 13, 2009. More than 30,000 guests will attend this year's events, which include a kids kitchen, an organic kitchen, live musical performances, kids yoga and the traditional Easter egg roll. AFP PHOTO / Saul Loeb (Photo credit should read SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)

For the past few days, FP's been calling and emailing some of our favorite foreign policy thinkers to get their grades on U.S. President Barack Obama's first 100 days in office. We have all the responses here, but here's a cheat-sheet of the marks:

A

Walter Russell Mead

For the past few days, FP‘s been calling and emailing some of our favorite foreign policy thinkers to get their grades on U.S. President Barack Obama’s first 100 days in office. We have all the responses here, but here’s a cheat-sheet of the marks:

A

Walter Russell Mead

Lawrence Korb

Ricardo Avila

Parag Khanna

Laura Secor

 

A-

Charles Kupchan

Paul Pillar

Karim Sadjadpour

Jose Manuel Calvo

Marc Lynch

 

B+

Robert Kagan

Meghan O’Sullivan

Gianni Riotta

Cristina Manzano

Fawaz A. Gerges

Dmitri Trenin

Michael O’Hanlon

Ivan Krastev

David Rieff

Stephen Walt

 

B

Antonio Carlucci

John Mueller

 

B-

Philip Levy

Suzanne Maloney

William Inboden

Peter Feaver

 

C+

Dov Zakheim

Christian Brose

Michael Singh

Robert Reich

 

C

Ted Galen Carpenter

Danielle Pletka

 

C-

Kori Schake

 

D

Elliott Abrams

 

Pass

Dan Twining

Incomplete or None Given

Andrew Bacevich

David J. Kramer

David Rothkopf

Kenneth Roth

Philip Zelikow

We’re getting more trickling in, and we’ll be posting them on the blog, along with some of our favorite insightful foreign policy critiques.

What grade would you give Obama so far?

Annie Lowrey is assistant editor at FP.

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