Having Tried Hope, Obama Turns to Fear to Reaffirm U.S. Power

Upon first taking office, Barack Obama promised that his presidency would be all about hope. He made this offer to foreigners as well as Americans. Five years on, Obama is fighting conflicts that stubbornly refuse to end, but he still has a potent diplomatic weapon. It is not hope, but fear.

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Sep 15, 2014
Richard Gowan
United Nations
Peace and Security
United States