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Matthew Duss (Foundation for Middle East Peace) and James Joyner (Outside the Beltway, The Atlantic Council)

On Foreign Entanglements, Matt and James tackle l’affaire Petraeus. Matt argues that Petraeus gave the DC establishment permission to pretend Iraq wasn’t a huge screw up. Shockingly, Rep. Eric Cantor appears to have behaved responsibly in this matter. After Obama’s re-election, what’s the landscape of conservative foreign policy? James argues that Obama simply continued Bush’s second-term foreign policy, but Matt doesn’t completely buy it. James says that Obama has completely undercut the GOP’s foreign policy message. Plus: Will the right’s next generation of foreign policy thinkers embrace realism?

Recorded:Nov 13    Posted:Nov 13, 2012
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Foreign Entanglements | Nov 13, 2012 | Matthew Duss & James Joyner

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