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Obama 2.0: the new foreign policy team

Alert - No17 - 10 June 2013

Eva Gross

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The twin appointments of Susan Rice (as national security advisor) and Samantha Power (as US ambassador to the UN) render the line-up of the foreign policy team under the second Obama administration nearly complete.

Together with other recent or imminent appointments at the State Department, they allow for a first assessment not only of the foreign policy themes and priorities likely to shape the second Obama administration, but also of their implications for EU-US relations.