State of the Union: What's next for Obama's foreign policy?

January 25, 2012

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President Obama focused on nation building, at home rather than abroad, in his address at Capitol Hill.

Global issues usually don’t dominate a State of the Union address. But they seemed to get a little more play than usual in President Obama's speech last night. In the speech, President Obama covered everything from energy independence to the people's revolt in Syria, Iran's isolation, and America's strategic military pivot towards the Pacific. Worldview dissects the foreign policy aspects of the State of the Union address with Uri Friedman, an associate editor at Foreign Policy.