Obama's Soft Power Could Force Clinton to Take a Hard Line

With his restated national security strategy, Obama seems out to minimize the threat posed by terrorist groups like the Islamic State. That could put Hillary Clinton in a tough position.

US President Barack Obama delivers the State of the Union address before a joint session of Congress on January 28, 2014 at the US Capitol in Washington. AFP PHOTO/Jewel Samad (JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/Getty Images)
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