Who Will Help Shape McCain, Obama Foreign Policy?
writer, Howard LaFranchi, The Christian Science Monitor
After initially relying on some outside-the-box foreign-policy advisers, Barack Obama has surrounded himself with many well-known and longtime world-affairs practitioners. That suggests to some critics that his would be an orthodox foreign policy largely in the President Clinton mold - with an interventionist streak in times of humanitarian crisis.
John McCain lends an ear to some of the original neoconservative backers of the war in Iraq, but his team also includes Republican realists and internationalists of the George H.W. Bush tradition. That split between American idealism and pragmatism is raising questions about whether the bifurcated foreign policy of …
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Publication information: Article title: Who Will Help Shape McCain, Obama Foreign Policy?. Contributors: writer, Howard LaFranchi - Author. Newspaper title: The Christian Science Monitor. Publication date: October 3, 2008. Page number: 25. © 2009 The Christian Science Publishing Society. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All Rights Reserved.
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