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What is the Obama doctrine? Coming into office facing two wars, President Obama has embraced covert programs and new technologies that allow his administration to wage secret wars. Get "The Backstory" from David Sanger, The New York Times, on the secret cyber-war the U.S. and Israel are waging against Iran, how the president handled the Arab Spring and how Obama’s foreign policy has changed.
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What do the results from the recall election in Wisconsin mean for the 2012 Presidential election? The Obama and Romney campaigns ramp up fundraising efforts. Also, a look at how Obama has accelerated drone attacks against terrorist targets and related intelligence leaks. Joining Gwen: John Dickerson, Slate Magazine and CBS News; Jeanne Cummings, Bloomberg News; David Sanger, New York Times.
On the Webcast Extra: With the recent atrocities in Syria, could the country be headed for a civil war? Also, President Obama's comment that the private sector was doing "just fine" caused an outrage among Republicans. Is this continuing a trend of both parties pouncing on these isolated statements made by the candidates? Also, how helpful could Bill Clinton be to Obama's campaign?
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