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Beth Reinhard


Kerry Says World Leaders Mocked Him Over Shutdown

Foreign leaders ribbed Secretary of State John Kerry over the shutdown, asking him if he needed money to pay for his meals. By Beth Reinhard


The Syria Vote is Confounding Members of Congress

Faced by an election next year, a presidential election in 3 years, and an electorate exhausted by the war, members of Congress are reluctant to support a new military operation in Syria. By Beth Reinhard


How Syria Gives Rand Paul a Political Advantage Over Marco Rubio

The Senator from Kentucky has long had a non-interventionist stance on foreign policy matters, but the timing of a possible intervention in Syria may boost his national profile even further. By Beth Reinhard