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US must guard against military intervention deja vu after Obama

Sending out troops again to fight ambiguous wars on distant shores will damage the US economy and prevent recovery.
Friday, May 15, 2015 - 05:50
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The truth is that President Obama has intervened selectively when he thought US interests would be best served, without sending US troops to every trouble spot overseas. And it is baffling that Democrats are not doing enough to defend their record, and are leaving the media space open to Republican attacks.

THE United States is forecast to adopt a much more muscular foreign policy under a new president who will take office after the 2016 presidential election than current President Barack Obama's global diplomacy.

More muscle in diplomacy does not mean better diplomacy, nor would it