August 6th, 2009
08:31 PM ET
5 years ago

CNN National Report Card: Foreign affairs

The president spoke in Cairo in June.
The president spoke in Cairo in June.

President Obama inherited two wars and other global crises around the world. During his first 200 days, he has increased the number of U.S. troops in Afghanistan, and announced plans to withdraw most of the American military presence from Iraq by August of next year. The president has made personal outreach to other nations – including a high-profile speech to the Muslim world from Cairo in June – a key part of his foreign policy. Meanwhile, Iran and North Korea continued to raise challenges for the administration.

A mixed bag from CNN analysts, with grades from A to D.

You graded the Obama administration's handling of foreign affairs a C on the CNN National Report Card.

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