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Hillary’s game

Hillary Clinton's foreign policy is more a set of impulses than a doctrine, but she would be more prepared than Obama to use force

By Mark Landler   July 2016

Commander-in-chief in waiting? Hillary Clinton is optimistic about America's ability to defend its interests abroad ©Justin Sullivan/Getty Images

When Hillary Clinton eviscerated Donald Trump in a speech in June, she did so on the grounds that he was hopelessly unprepared and temperamentally unsuited to be commander-in-chief. She derided the foreign-policy positions of her Republican rival for the presidency as a farrago of contradictions and provocations—“not even really ideas,” she said, “just a…

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