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Obama and foreign policy: The hazy view from the Duke political science dept.

  Peter Feaver writes elsewhere in FP that “Obama’s foreign policy successes have come when he has followed Bush policies; his failures have come when he has struck out on his own.” (Peter is a friend of mine, and also one of the Shadow Governors — I am proposing that the bong be made their ...

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Peter Feaver writes elsewhere in FP that “Obama’s foreign policy successes have come when he has followed Bush policies; his failures have come when he has struck out on his own.” (Peter is a friend of mine, and also one of the Shadow Governors — I am proposing that the bong be made their official emblem.) 

Yes — just look at all the countries Obama has invaded pre-emptively on false information about weapons of mass destruction!

Thomas E. Ricks covered the U.S. military from 1991 to 2008 for the Wall Street Journal and then the Washington Post. He can be reached at ricksblogcomment@gmail.com. Twitter: @tomricks1