National Security

Two Views on Where U.S. Diplomacy Has Made Inroads, or Not

Is it "difficult to find places in the world where the U.S. has advanced its interests or values in the last four years"?

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry, left, and Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov.

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James Gibney, a member of the Bloomberg View editorial board, disagreed with part of a column last week by columnist Eli Lake. Their dialogue follows.

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