Valdai Paper #12: U.S. Foreign Policy After the November 2014 Elections

22.04.2015

The 12th Valdai paper “U.S. Foreign Policy after the November 2014 Elections” explores possible consequences in foreign policy course caused by change of political balance after the 2014 mid-term elections.

The author shares his opinion on the after-election situation and possible consequences applying multi-layered approach that includes research of reasons of the mid-term election results, views of political parties on foreign policy, the ways of adjustment of political system to reflect the election outcome and shifting opinion.

The author of the paper is Paul J. Saunders, Executive Director of The Nixon Center and Associate Publisher of The National Interest. He served in the US State Department from 2003 to 2005.

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