US foreign policy: The election barely matters

There was never going to be a big debate on US foreign policy at the Democratic National Convention. It will be whatever Barack Obama says it should be, and besides, the delegates in Charlotte, NC weren't interested.

White House Photo: Pete Souza
United States President Barack Obama at the Pump Haus Pub and Grill in Iowa in August.
Gwynne Dyer
Published: Wednesday, 09/12/2012 12:00 am EDT

There was never going to be a big debate on US foreign policy at the Democratic National Convention. It will be whatever Barack Obama says it should be, and besides, the delegates in Charlotte, NC weren't interested.

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