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ON THE LINE The Future of U.S. Foreign Policyi
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June 06, 2014 3:00 AM
After Iraq and Afghanistan, President Obama recently outlined a shift in his handling of International affairs. In a major speech, the President said the United States should consider unilateral military action only when the nation or its allies are directly threatened. Analysts are seeing this as President Obama’s foreign policy priorities shifting from reliance on military action to building a network of partnerships. How will this impact US leadership in the world? Find out next, On The Line.

ON THE LINE The Future of U.S. Foreign Policy

Published June 05, 2014

After Iraq and Afghanistan, President Obama recently outlined a shift in his handling of International affairs. In a major speech, the President said the United States should consider unilateral military action only when the nation or its allies are directly threatened. Analysts are seeing this as President Obama’s foreign policy priorities shifting from reliance on military action to building a network of partnerships. How will this impact US leadership in the world? Find out next, On The Line.

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Britain, France and Germany will attend an urgent meeting of European Union, set for September 14th, to address the flood of refugees into Europe.  Labeling the situation as "exceptional," EU ministers will discuss better ways to process refugees in Italy and Greece, the main landing points for some 322,000 people who have crossed the Mediterranean this year. On this week’s HashtagVOA, Cal Perry talks with people on the frontlines of this humanitarian crisis. 
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Babar Baloch: Spokesperson, UN High Commissioner for Refugees [Budapest, Hungary]
Kirk Day: Field Director, International Rescue Committee [Lesbos, Greece]  
Jelena Milic: Director, Center for Euro-Atlantic Studies [Belgrade, Serbia]