Foreign and Defense Policy

Best of the foreign policy blogs (September 29-October 5, 2012)

Here is the best of what AEI’s foreign and defense policy scholars are reading this week:

Michael Hayden in the Washington Post raises troubling questions about the statement from the Office of the Director of National Intelligence on the Libyan embassy attack in When Intel Meets the Political Debate

Uri Friedman at Foreign Policy revisits The All-time Top 10 Debate Moments on Foreign Policy

Todd Moss at Foreign Affairs explores how Obama is Missing in Africa

Claudia Rosett at National Review discusses the president’s called-in performance at the UNGA in Obama Out to Lunch at the U.N.

Bret Stephens at the Wall Street Journal reports that Benghazi Was Obama’s 3 a.m. Call

Andres Oppenheimer at the Miami Herald writes that, in the Venezuelan election, Win or Lose, Capriles May Win

Anya Schmemann at the Council on Foreign Relations declares that Georgia’s Election Brings New Hope for Democracy

John Gay in the National Interest on Iran’s Zimbabwe-style Economic Meltdown

Sami Yousafzai at the Daily Beast considers US war efforts in Afghanistan: Negotiating Didn’t Work—Besides, We’re Leaving

And finally, here is a video of the Daily Show’s John Stewart highlighting the inconsistency of various White House statements regarding the attack in Benghazi:

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