Author profile: Benjamin E. Goldsmith

Benjamin E. Goldsmith is Associate Professor in the Department of Government and International Relations at the University of Sydney, and Australian Research Council Future Fellow (2015-2018). His areas of research include war and peace, public opinion and foreign policy, and political instability and mass atrocities. His articles have appeared in leading academic journals including European Journal of International Relations, Journal of Conflict Resolution, Journal of Peace Research, Journal of Politics, and World Politics, and he is the author or editor of two books. He holds a PhD in political science (Michigan 2001) and an MA in Russian area studies (Georgetown 1995).

A Liberal Defense of Barack Obama’s Foreign Policy

Benjamin E. Goldsmith • Oct 6 2014 • Articles

Obama is a foreign policy Liberal, in the best sense of the term. He has delivered a balanced foreign policy that protects U.S. interests while promoting U.S. values.

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