It remains unclear whether the president truly understands the intricacies of international diplomacy.
If the present strategy toward Al-Shabaab is either ineffective or actively making matters worse, then it should be drastically revised.
Friendly foreign relations must not be at the expense of national interest and international standing.
The unilateral withdrawal of American military support called for by proponents of restraint would be disastrous for U.S. foreign policy.
The legitimacy of US foreign policy hinges on correcting ongoing domestic racial disparities.
Presidential candidates tend to focus on the economy during the campaign, and yet spend at least as much time on foreign policy once in office.
In an age in which soft power has never been more important, the social influence of a platform like Humans of New York cannot be underestimated.
Washington must intervene politically in Yemen before extremists gain a foothold amidst the chaos.
Abstention would take a major step towards ending an out-dated policy that undermines US interests in Latin America.