U.S. Foreign Policy After the Republican Midterm Victories

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President Obama announced he will seek Congressional approval to authorize the use of military action against ISIS, marking a shift from his earlier position that he alone could authorize force. We'll discuss Obama's decisions on Syria, Iraq and Iran, as well as how the recent GOP midterm victories might influence the administration's foreign policy agenda.


David Rothkopf, CEO and editor of the FP Group, which publishes Foreign Policy Magazine and author of "National Insecurity: American Leadership in an Age of Fear"

Julianne Smith, senior fellow with the Center for a New American Security and former deputy national security adviser to Vice President Joe Biden

Daniel Sargent, assistant professor of history at UC Berkeley and author of "A Superpower Transformed: The Remaking of American Foreign Relations in the 1970s"