Foreign Policy http://wamc.org en Herbert London: The End of U.S. Foreign Policy http://wamc.org/post/herbert-london-end-us-foreign-policy <p>President Obama’s speech to the nation laid out his plan for a limited attack against Syrian President Assad and his use of sarin gas. He made his case with passion. But in conclusion, he asked Congress to postpone its vote on military action because of an apparent Russian proposal to dispose of Syria’s poison gas in return for the prohibition of U.S. force.</p><p> Wed, 18 Sep 2013 16:43:00 +0000 Herbert London 73876 at http://wamc.org "The Dispensable Nation: American Foreign Policy in Retreat" by Vali Nasr http://wamc.org/post/dispensable-nation-american-foreign-policy-retreat-vali-nasr <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>Vali Nasr worked closely with Hillary Clinton at the State Department on Afghan and Pakistani affairs. In his new book, <em>The Dispensable Nation</em>, he takes us behind the scenes to show how Secretary Clinton and her ally, Ambassador Richard Holbrooke, were thwarted in their efforts to guide an ambitious policy in South Asia and the Middle East.</p><p> Mon, 29 Jul 2013 15:35:00 +0000 Joe Donahue 70229 at http://wamc.org "The Dispensable Nation: American Foreign Policy in Retreat" by Vali Nasr Vox Pop : Open Forum - Foreign Policy and the Election : 9/25/12 http://wamc.org/post/vox-pop-open-forum-foreign-policy-and-election-92512 <p>A spotlight has been cast on the foreign policy positions of the presidential candidates following recent violent protests in the Middle East.</p><p>Today we want to know what you think would be best for the United State’s place in the world – four more years of President Barack Obama, or the proposed policies of Mitt Romney? WAMC’s Alan Chartock hosts.</p> Tue, 25 Sep 2012 19:00:00 +0000 48682 at http://wamc.org