Foreign Policy http://www.kunc.org en More Diplomacy, Fewer Military Missions: 5 Obama Statements Explained http://www.kunc.org/post/more-diplomacy-fewer-military-missions-5-obama-statements-explained In an interview with NPR, President Obama says now is an appropriate time to step up aid to moderate Syrian rebels. Thu, 29 May 2014 09:11:00 +0000 57122 at http://www.kunc.org More Diplomacy, Fewer Military Missions: 5 Obama Statements Explained Inside The State Of The Union: What The President Proposed http://www.kunc.org/post/inside-state-union-what-president-proposed After a long spell of partisan trench warfare and gridlock, President Obama called for "a year of action" Tuesday as he focused on themes that are central to his second-term agenda. Wed, 29 Jan 2014 12:50:00 +0000 53723 at http://www.kunc.org Inside The State Of The Union: What The President Proposed Week In News: Obama's Foreign Policy Pitch http://www.kunc.org/post/week-news-obamas-foreign-policy-pitch Transcript <p>JACKI LYDEN, HOST: <p>It's WEEKENDS on ALL THINGS CONSIDERED from NPR News. I'm Jacki Lyden.<p>Coming up, a novel of village life amid the daily violence of war-torn Chechnya. But first, President Obama sets a new course in the war on terror.<p>PRESIDENT BARACK OBAMA: Our systematic effort to dismantle terrorist organizations must continue. But this war, like all wars, must end.<p>LYDEN: James Fallows of The Atlantic joins us, as he does most Saturdays. Sat, 25 May 2013 20:47:00 +0000 44846 at http://www.kunc.org VIDEO & TRANSCRIPT: President Obama Speaks On Drones, Guantanamo http://www.kunc.org/post/video-transcript-president-obama-speaks-drones-guantanamo <p>President Obama spoke from the National Defense University in Washington D.C. Thursday <span style="line-height: 1.5;">on&nbsp;counter-terrorism, drones, and Guantanamo.</span></p><p> Thu, 23 May 2013 15:48:28 +0000 KUNC Staff 44718 at http://www.kunc.org VIDEO & TRANSCRIPT: President Obama Speaks On Drones, Guantanamo Is The United States A 'Dispensable Nation'? http://www.kunc.org/post/united-states-dispensable-nation In <em>The Dispensable Nation: American Foreign Policy In Retreat,</em> former State Department adviser Vali Nasr describes veteran diplomat Richard Holbrooke being all but frozen out by President Obama's inner circle, for whom Nasr believes diplomacy was a "lost art."<p>Instead of engaging civilians to find political solutions in Afghanistan and beyond, they would look first to the military and intelligence agencies for solutions that were politically popular — that includes getting U.S. troops out of Afghanistan.<p>Nasr speaks with NPR's Steve Inskeep about how the U.S. Tue, 16 Apr 2013 07:53:00 +0000 42961 at http://www.kunc.org Is The United States A 'Dispensable Nation'?