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Peter S. Canellos | National Perspective

Obama makes case for diplomacy, loud and clear

Barack Obama fielded a question from a young woman during a town hall meeting yesterday in Billings, Mont. The candidate is forcefully defending himself against attacks. Barack Obama fielded a question from a young woman during a town hall meeting yesterday in Billings, Mont. The candidate is forcefully defending himself against attacks. (Getty Images)
By Peter S. Canellos
Globe Staff / May 20, 2008

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WASHINGTON - Barack Obama may still be proposing policies that strike conservatives as weak and foolish. But after his aggressive response to President Bush's apparent criticisms of his foreign policies last week, it's clear that he's doing so in a forceful and politically savvy way. (Full article: 724 words)

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