Should we exert force abroad for the national interest? (And how do we define national interest?) When and where should we use force for a humanitarian cause? Or should the U.S. withdraw from the international theater to focus on challenges at home?
Recently released documents show that the Palestinian Authority understands that with the United States solidly backing every Israeli position, no matter how extreme, the only thing it can do is negotiate for crumbs.
The Obama Doctrine isn't naïve liberal internationalism. On the contrary, as Susan Rice explains, respect for multilateral institutions strengthens America's ability to protect and pursue its own interests.