Obama Makes Arms Sales A Key Tool Of U.S. Foreign Policy

Loren Thompson. Forbes, 2 January 2012.


In a striking departure from the ideological preferences of the post-Vietnam Democratic Party, President Barack Obama has made overseas arms sales a pillar of U.S. foreign policy. The President and his advisors apparently have decided that well-armed allies are the next best thing to U.S. “boots on the ground” when it comes to advancing America’s global security interests.

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