Weakened at home, Obama could look abroad for gains

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  • Wednesday, 03 Nov 2010

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - U.S. President Barack Obama could turn to foreign policy as a way to claw back popularity after his midterm elections setback, which has left him weakened in domestic politics.

Obama will face pressure to adopt a more aggressive foreign policy, such as using more force in Afghanistan and keeping troops there longer, after Republicans made gains in the Senate and captured the House of Representatives.

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