As I mentioned this morning, I do not hold out much hope that President Obama will use his speech tonight to re-dedicate our foreign policy to the promotion of human rights. This essay by Leon Wieseltier at The New Republic is the finest indictment of Obama's foreign policy I have seen.
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- Editorial: Clear all obstacles from the path to peace with Iran
- Conservative corners have tepid take on Pope Francis' environment encyclical
- Where Pope Francis stands when it comes to women
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