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The National Security State Wins (Again)

William J. Astore | Posted 07.15.2012 | World
William J. Astore

Despite his record as a "warrior-president," despite the breathless "Obama got Osama" campaign boosterism, common inside-the-Beltway wisdom has it that the president has backed himself into a national security corner.

Obama: Selling Us On Strategy

Kelly Nuxoll | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Kelly Nuxoll

This month, Obama is shoring up his world leadership credentials. In traveling to Europe and the Middle East, writing about Iraq, addressing nuclear weapons and speaking on national security, he is saying: "Yes I can."