|Column: Obama defends his moderation|
|News - St Augustine Area & St Johns County|
President Obama, in his West Point commencement address the other day, went to unusual lengths to explain and defend a foreign policy that critics have argued is entirely too cautious in addressing America’s challenges abroad.
As he ticked off everything from Russia’s muscular moves against Ukraine to the Syrian civil war and the threat of development of nuclear weapons in Iran, the president applied the measured reasonableness that so irritates those critics, mostly but not entirely in the opposition party.
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