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Obama likely to announce Afghanistan strategy Dec. 1

   Nov. 24: NBC News' Savannah Guthrie reports that Budget Director Peter Orszag was a part of the president's meeting with his War Council.

Lawyer: 9/11 defendants want to air views

   Nov. 22: According to the lawyer for one of the accused terrorists, the five men facing trial will plead not guilty so they can voice their criticisms of U.S. foreign policy. NBC’s Lester Holt reports.

O’Donnell: Afghanistan a ‘vexing problem’

   Oct. 29: Msnbc political analyst Lawrence O’Donnell joins the Morning Joe gang to ponder the future of the United States’ war strategy, as well as the impact a draft would have on foreign policy.

Terror bust in Boston

   Oct. 22: Salon.com’s Glenn Greenwald, NBC terrorism analyst Roger Cressey and Jonathan Capehart of the Washington Post discuss the homegrown terror threat within the United States on the heels of a high-profile arrest.

World’s most well-liked countries

Two recent reports show that globally, positive opinion of the U.S. has blossomed. Approval of America among the French rose to 75 percent this year, from 42 percent in 2008. Full story

Biden no longer a lone voice on Afghanistan

In a shift from his days as a liberal hawk, Vice President Joseph R. Biden Jr. is President Obama’s in-house pessimist on Afghanistan. Full story

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  Challenges to Foreign Policy

Sen. Kit Bond, R-Mo., discusses the challenges to American foreign policy.

  Has Sec. Clinton been marginalized?

Oct. 12: The Morning Joe panel discusses Secretary of State Hillary Clinton's response to her critics that she does not play a central role in U.S. policy.

  DeMint awarded for undermining the U.S.

Oct. 5: Rachel Maddow reports on the award uber-rich businessman David Koch gave to Sen. Jim Demint, R-SC.

  GOP conducting its own foreign policy

Oct. 5: GOP in Exile: Rachel Maddow is joined by Washington editor of The Nation magazine, Chris Hayes, to review the startling number of Republican members of Congress like Sen. Jim DeMint, R-SC, who are travelling abroad in contradiction of the purposes of the U.S. government.

  Sanctions for Iran

Oct. 6: Sen. Richard Shelby, R-Ala., discusses the government’s policies toward dealing with Iran.

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