President Obama announced Wednesday that the U.S. is prepared to lift economic sanctions against Myanmar, in recognition of the country's progress towards democratic reform. Obama spoke after a White House meeting with Myanmar's de facto leader, Aung San Suu Kyi.
Asked on cable news what he would do about Aleppo, the city at the center of the Syrian refugee crisis, Gary Johnson asked, "What is Aleppo?" It revealed a surprising lack of foreign policy depth and could cause problems for his candidacy as he seeks to try and make the presidential debate stage.
President Obama spoke about his meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin, the status of the Trans-Pacific Partnership, and the controversial protest by 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick, at the conclusion of the Group of 20 summit in China Monday.
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