Obama Defends Decision Not to Interfere Militarily in Syria

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U.S. President Barack Obama laid out his vision for foreign policy in a major speech Wednesday. Speaking to the graduating class at the West Point military academy, he made it clear that the United States still wants to be the leader in the world. Obama told the crowd good leadership requires “military might,” along with strong alliances and diplomacy. The remarks come at a time when Obama has been under criticism.

CCTV’s Jessica Stone reports from the White House.

Obama Defends Decision Not to Interfere Militarily in Syria

Obama Defends Decision Not to Interfere Militarily in Syria

U.S. President Barack Obama laid out his vision for foreign policy in a major speech Wednesday. Speaking to the graduating class at the West Point military academy, he made it clear that the United States still wants to be the leader in the world. Obama told the crowd, good leadership requires "military might", along with strong alliances and diplomacy. The remarks come at a time when obama has under criticism for being weak. CCTV's Jessica Stone reports from White House with details.

What does the U.S. President’s speech mean for the rest of the world? How different is Barack Obama’s view of the world from what it was before?  And is there an Obama doctrine?  CCTV’s Nathan King analyzes U.S. President’s speech.

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What is Obama\'s Foreign Policy?

What is Obama\'s Foreign Policy?

What does the U.S. President's speech mean for the rest of the world? How different is Barack Obama's view of the world from what it was before? And is there an Obama doctrine? CCTV's Nathan King analyzes U.S. President's speech.

CCTV’s Asieh Namdar interviews Mike Lyons, a senior fellow at the Truman National Security Project New York, to discuss Obama’s foreign policy speech.

Mike Lyons on Obama Foreign Policy

Mike Lyons on Obama Foreign Policy

CCTV's Asieh Namdar interviews Mike Lyons, a senior fellow at the Truman National Security Project New York, to discuss Obama's foreign policy speech.