foreign policy http://www.globalpost.com/taxonomy/term/20243/all en Herman Cain: Foreign policy is like making pizza (VIDEO) http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/politics/diplomacy/111031/herman-cain-foreign-policy-making-pizza <p> Speaking at the National Press Club, Cain said that he would apply the lessons he learned in the pizza business to fixing America&#39;s &quot;foggy foreign policy.&quot;</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/politics/diplomacy/111031/herman-cain-foreign-policy-making-pizza" target="_blank">read more</a></p> foreign policy Herman Cain World Leaders Elections Diplomacy United States Mon, 31 Oct 2011 21:40:27 +0000 Hanna Ingber 5679825 at http://www.globalpost.com GOP debate: What to look for http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/americas/united-states/111122/gop-debate <p> All eyes will be on Newt Gingrich during the next GOP debate tonight on CNN as the eight presidential hopefuls take the stage in Washington to discuss foreign policy and national security, according to the Huffington Post.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/americas/united-states/111122/gop-debate" target="_blank">read more</a></p> 2012 US Elections foreign policy Elections Politics United States Tue, 22 Nov 2011 22:19:00 +0000 Jordan Helton 5682263 at http://www.globalpost.com Fact-checking the foreign policy debate http://www.globalpost.com/series/foreign-policy-debate-obama-romney Millions of Americans watched President Obama and Governor Romney debate international affairs Monday night. Among the accusations the candidates hurled at one another, some were true and some distorted, and some overlooked entirely. From China to Syria to Libya and beyond, be an informed spectator with GlobalPost's debate fact-check binder. foreign policy Thu, 01 Jan 1970 00:00:00 +0000 5722895 at http://www.globalpost.com Does Obama apologize for America? http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/politics/elections/121018/does-obama-apologize-america Mitt Romney accuses President Obama of apologizing for America and American values. Is the commander in chief and American apologist?<p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/politics/elections/121018/does-obama-apologize-america" target="_blank">read more</a></p> foreign policy World Leaders Elections Politics United States Tue, 23 Oct 2012 02:01:00 +0000 Daniel DeFraia 5723011 at http://www.globalpost.com Trans-Atlantic Affairs: Would Romney “strengthen our partnerships” in the world? http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/americas/united-states/121018/romney-obama-debate-allies-europe <p>Mitt Romney has accused Barack Obama of being passive in the world and said he would improve ties with American allies. What are his chances of improving on the president&rsquo;s record?</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/americas/united-states/121018/romney-obama-debate-allies-europe" target="_blank">read more</a></p> foreign policy Elections United States Mon, 22 Oct 2012 10:23:00 +0000 Gregory Feifer 5723038 at http://www.globalpost.com Counterterrorism: Obama and Romney on drones, Guantanamo and Al Qaeda http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/americas/united-states/121018/binder-full-foreign-policy-counterterrorism-drones-guantanamo-wiretapping Despite the bluster and posturing, in counterterrorism policy, Romney and Obama are likely to make very similar decisions. <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/americas/united-states/121018/binder-full-foreign-policy-counterterrorism-drones-guantanamo-wiretapping" target="_blank">read more</a></p> foreign policy War Politics United States Mon, 22 Oct 2012 10:24:00 +0000 Lizzy Tomei 5723059 at http://www.globalpost.com Change the debate format to let candidates question one another http://www.globalpost.com/dispatches/globalpost-blogs/commentary/debate-format-candidates-question-each-other Could changing the debate format allow for more insightful and revealing commentary from both candidates?<p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatches/globalpost-blogs/commentary/debate-format-candidates-question-each-other" target="_blank">read more</a></p> foreign policy World Leaders Elections Politics Commentary United States Sun, 21 Oct 2012 12:58:00 +0000 Mac Deford 5723171 at http://www.globalpost.com Debt crisis: Would Obama take the United States “down a path to Greece?” http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/americas/united-states/121019/obama-romney-debate-foreign-policy-europe-euro-crisis <p>Romney said Obama&#39;s economic policies would take Americans &ldquo;down a path toward Greece&rdquo; by raising taxes and unemployment and amassing debts that would lead to financial collapse.&nbsp;Is the accusation fair?</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/americas/united-states/121019/obama-romney-debate-foreign-policy-europe-euro-crisis" target="_blank">read more</a></p> foreign policy Elections Europe Indonesia United States Mon, 22 Oct 2012 10:23:00 +0000 Gregory Feifer 5723175 at http://www.globalpost.com Syria war: Did Obama call Syrian President Bashar al Assad a reformer? http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/americas/united-states/121019/did-obama-call-assad-reformer <p>Mitt Romney&#39;s campaign has repeatedly blasted President Barack Obama for calling Syrian President Bashar al Assad a &quot;reformer.&quot; Is that accurate?</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/americas/united-states/121019/did-obama-call-assad-reformer" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Bashar al-Assad foreign policy Mitt Romney President Barack Obama World Leaders Elections Syria United States Mon, 22 Oct 2012 10:22:00 +0000 David Case 5723202 at http://www.globalpost.com China trade: Has Obama allowed China to manipulate its currency? http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/americas/united-states/121019/obama-allowed-china-manipulate-currency-romney <p>BOSTON &mdash; Romney has said, &ldquo;China has been a currency manipulator for years and years and years. And the president has a regular opportunity to label them as a currency manipulator, but refuses to do so.&rdquo;</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/americas/united-states/121019/obama-allowed-china-manipulate-currency-romney" target="_blank">read more</a></p> foreign policy World Leaders Elections Politics China United States Mon, 22 Oct 2012 10:24:00 +0000 David Case 5723207 at http://www.globalpost.com Where was Latin America in the foreign policy debate? http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/politics/elections/121019/binders-united-states-influence-waning-americas-backyard-latin-america <p>As Washington gazes elsewhere, in Latin America countries are growing their economies, some are re-electing anti-US strongmen, and Chinese trade is stealing the show. It&rsquo;s a mixed scorecard. Would either candidate do anything to change America&rsquo;s fading sway over its continent? Maybe if they had a concrete Americas agenda. They don&rsquo;t.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/politics/elections/121019/binders-united-states-influence-waning-americas-backyard-latin-america" target="_blank">read more</a></p> foreign policy Americas Elections Brazil Mexico United States Venezuela Mon, 22 Oct 2012 10:26:00 +0000 Alex Leff 5723225 at http://www.globalpost.com US-Israel relations: Is Obama alienating Israel, America's closest ally in the Middle East? http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/americas/united-states/121021/romney-obama-israel-visit-iran-settlements-peace-process <p style="font-family: Arial, Tahoma, Helvetica, sans-serif; font: normal normal normal 13px/160% Arial, Tahoma, Helvetica, sans-serif; ">Mitt Romney&nbsp;<a href="" style="color: rgb(0, 0, 0); text-decoration: underline; ">has lambasted</a>&nbsp;the Obama administration for being hostile to Israel, which Romney calls America&#39;s most important ally in the Middle East.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/americas/united-states/121021/romney-obama-israel-visit-iran-settlements-peace-process" target="_blank">read more</a></p> foreign policy World Leaders Conflict Zones Elections Diplomacy Iran Military Politics Israel and Palestine United States Mon, 22 Oct 2012 10:27:00 +0000 Peter Gelling 5723351 at http://www.globalpost.com Iran nukes: Has Obama let Tehran get closer to possessing a bomb? http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/americas/united-states/121021/iran-nuclear-bomb-obama-romney-israel-red-lines <p>It&#39;s impossible to say definitively whether or not Iran is closer to building a nuclear bomb now than it was four years ago. But Romney&#39;s approach to the threat differs from Obama&#39;s.&nbsp;</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/americas/united-states/121021/iran-nuclear-bomb-obama-romney-israel-red-lines" target="_blank">read more</a></p> foreign policy World Leaders Conflict Zones Elections Diplomacy Iran Military Politics Israel and Palestine United States Mon, 22 Oct 2012 10:27:00 +0000 Peter Gelling 5723352 at http://www.globalpost.com Fighting Al Qaeda: Has Al Qaeda gained ground under Obama's watch? http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/americas/united-states/121021/al-qaeda-obama-romney-drones <p>The truth is while Obama has been tough on terrorism, in some cases dramatically expanding the hardline tactics of his predecessor &mdash; the use of drones, for instance &mdash; he has not exactly been successful.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/americas/united-states/121021/al-qaeda-obama-romney-drones" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Africa foreign policy World Leaders Conflict Zones Elections Somalia Diplomacy Military War Kenya Middle East Nigeria Pakistan United States Mon, 22 Oct 2012 10:28:00 +0000 Peter Gelling 5723354 at http://www.globalpost.com Is now Cuba’s last best chance? http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/americas/cuba/130227/cuba-us-relations-thaw-emabrgo-foreign-policy <p>&nbsp;</p> <p style="font-size: 13px; line-height: 20px; ">HAVANA &mdash; Opportunities for a reset in relations between the United States and Cuba don&#39;t come along very often. When they do, they tend to disappoint.&nbsp;<span style="font-size: 13px; line-height: 20px; ">But as President Barack Obama and his Cuban counterpart Raul Castro embark on their final terms in office, advocates for normalizing relations say a new, if narrow, window has opened.</span></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/americas/cuba/130227/cuba-us-relations-thaw-emabrgo-foreign-policy" target="_blank">read more</a></p> foreign policy World Leaders Want to Know Diplomacy Cuba Thu, 28 Feb 2013 11:06:54 +0000 Nick Miroff 5768760 at http://www.globalpost.com