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…it's how you say it.

Politico recaps recent controversies surrounding changes in mission terminology by the Obama Administration here.  Such changes are contentious because they affect the scope and legal boundaries of U.S. endeavors, and they also affect the way outsiders understand U.S. objectives in deciding how or whether to provide support for them.



Ryan Haddad

Ryan Haddad is the Senior Blogger for U.S. Foreign Policy at FPA. A foreign affairs and national security analyst based in Washington, D.C., he worked in European and Eurasian affairs at the U.S. Department of Commerce during the Bush Administration and is a graduate of the London School of Economics and Providence College. He can be followed on Twitter at @RIHaddad.