The Inner Weakness of US Foreign Policy

01/02/2013 | by Josef Braml

Diplomatisches Magazin, February 2013, pp. 52-53

Category: United States of America

Weak economic growth, high unemployment, ailing infrastructure, enormous national debt and intense political dispute on how to resolve these issues: even after the elections, the US is still very much preoccupied with its own affairs. The fragile social situation, adverse economic situation as well as internal political conflicts between the White House and Congress have pushed the world power to the limits of its capacity to act, both domestically and internationally.

Official White House Photo by Lawrence Jackson

President Barack Obama in Fort Bliss, El Paso, Texas