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ON THE LINE: Defining President Obama's Foreign Policyi
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August 08, 2014 3:00 AM
So far in his administration, President Obama has proposed a "reset" with Russia, a pivot to Asia, and a renewed effort to build respect across lines of faith, philosophy and history. Six years in, what successes can this White House point to in foreign affairs? And what, exactly, are the broad foreign policy goals of the Obama Administration? “Defining President Obama's foreign policy” next, ON THE LINE.

ON THE LINE: Defining President Obama's Foreign Policy

Published August 07, 2014

So far in his administration, President Obama has proposed a "reset" with Russia, a pivot to Asia, and a renewed effort to build respect across lines of faith, philosophy and history. Six years in, what successes can this White House point to in foreign affairs? And what, exactly, are the broad foreign policy goals of the Obama Administration? “Defining President Obama's foreign policy” next, ON THE LINE.

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#Refugees
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. 
GUESTS
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]