At the end of this second term, the American president Barack Obama has been subjected to a lot of criticism based on his foreign policy record. As well as being accused of not having a clear political doctrine by comparison with his predecessor George W. Bush, Obama has also been held single-handedly responsible for the decline of American power and leadership in the world. While his record can indeed be said to be a mixed bag, his foreign policy deserves to be judged objectively and not subjected to mere ridicule. This is what Sebastian Santander, Professor of Political Science and Director of the Center for International Relations Studies at the University of Liege, has set out to do in an article (1) entitled: "Has the Obama administration (really) been making it up as it goes along on the international stage?"
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