WH Spokesman: Administration’s Foreign Policy Has Improved ‘Tranquility of The Global Community’

July 14, 2014 | 9:27 PM EDT

White House press secretary Josh Earnest said Monday the Obama
administration’s foreign policies in a number of areas have enhanced the
world’s “tranquility” – a word that raised eyebrows as reporters
pointed to situations in Gaza, Syria, Iraq, Iran, Ukraine and the South
China Sea.