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The Media Turns to Foreign Policy Issues

The US media has given some much need attention to the US Presidential candidates’ foreign policy platforms this week.

 On Sunday, the Washington Post hosted an online question and answer session with Senator Barack Obama. Some of the topics covered include democracy promotion, policy toward cuba, the Isreali Palestinian conflict, and US-Islamic world relations.

On Monday, Public Radio International broadcast a discussion about the relative importance of foreign policy experience in choosing a presidential candidate. PRI also broadcast a segment in which Senators Clinton and Obama question eachother's foreign policy experience in advance of the big primary days on Tuesday.

John Isaacs, Executive Director of the nuclear watchdog Council for a Livable World authored this useful analyisis of the three candidates stances on a variety of hot-button foreign policy issues.



Melinda Brouwer

Melinda Brower holds a Masters degree in Global Politics from the London School of Economics and Political Science. She received her bachelor's degree in Political Science and Spanish at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. She received a graduate diploma in International Relations from the University of Chile during her tenure as a Rotary Ambassadorial Scholar. She has worked on Capitol Hill, at the State Department, for Foreign Policy magazine and the American Academy of Diplomacy. She presently works for an internationally focused non-profit research organization in Washington, DC.