Clinton Candidacy Could Put Focus on Foreign Policy

Posted April 14, 2015 at 5:00am

The Cable : “Given the slew of ongoing crises in the Middle East, foreign-policy issues may become surprisingly important during this election season. While serving in the Obama administration, Clinton staked out a series of positions generally more hawkish than those of her boss. Clinton was an early and vocal advocate for the military intervention in Libya that helped topple Muammar al-Qaddafi. Clinton also advocated, along with then-CIA Director David Petraeus, in favor of a plan to more aggressively arm Syrian rebel groups.”