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In the Face of Criticism, Obama Defends His Foreign Policy06:28

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Many have criticized President Obama for his response to crises in Eastern Europe and the Middle East, demanding that he take a more assertive approach.

While speaking at a press conference in the Philippines, President Obama defended his foreign policy and questioned his critics' remarks.

NPR’s White House Correspondent Scott Horsley discusses the criticisms aimed at the Obama administration's foreign policy, and the president's reactions to these comments.


This segment aired on April 29, 2014.

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