Barack Obama’s international legacy will come down to a probably reasonable move to reconcile with Cuba, a possibly disastrous deal with Iran, and, this side of the pond, a gratuitous history of Brit-bashing based on shallow political correctness
At last Obama has secured his ‘legacy’ and in the most unusual and unexpected circumstances. Perhaps the most serious criticisms levied against him relate to foreign policy. Obama’s foreign policy has been not to have one.
Under his stewardship, America has progressively withdrawn from the world, leaving an open field for China and Russia. And yet his legacy will be two historic foreign policy ‘triumphs’.