Libya Crisis and Foreign Policy in the Middle East
Debate 4: Foreign Policy / Debate Coverage

Libya Crisis and Foreign Policy in the Middle East

Romney says that Libya is an example of an “unraveling” foreign policy in the Middle East.  He does not want “another Afghanistan or Iraq,” rather, he wishes to suppress Islam extremism.  Says Al-Qaeda is the biggest threat to the US. Obama calls out Romney on some points.  According to Obama, Romney stated that the biggest … Continue reading

Debate 4: Foreign Policy / Debate Coverage / Election Info

Final Debate: What to look for tonight

The final debate of the presidential elections will be on foreign policy and will take place in Lynn University in Boca Raton, Fl. This will be Barack Obama’s final presidential debate, so expect him to come out hard and unwavering like he did last week.  Mitt Romney will try and make sure Obama doesn’t become … Continue reading

Debate 4: Foreign Policy
Debate 4: Foreign Policy / Debate Coverage / Election Info

Debate 4: Foreign Policy

The presidential candidates will be focusing on foreign policy issues during the final debate tonight at Lynn University in Boca Raton, Fla. With 14 days to Election Day, national polls show Republican challenger Gov. Mitt Romney leading President Barack Obama by two percentage points, at 49 to 47 percent, according a Politico poll released Monday. … Continue reading

Question 11: Lasting perceptions
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Question 11: Lasting perceptions

Romney said that he felt mischaracterized by the Obama campaign, and that he cared about the entire American population. He said he thinks that passion came from his religious background. Obama said that he values individual initiatives and risk takers. He brought up the 47 percent statement that Romney said earlier this campaign about those … Continue reading

Question 10: Addressing outsourcing of jobs
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Question 10: Addressing outsourcing of jobs

Romney and Obama both addressed the problem of American competition on a global market. We need to hold China accountable for “currency manipulation,” Romney said, which allows China to sell goods at lower rates and beat out American products. He also said we have to “make America the most attractive place in the world for … Continue reading

Question 8: Libya – Who denied enhanced security in Libya and why?
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Question 8: Libya – Who denied enhanced security in Libya and why?

Obama took full responsibility for the events that transpired in Libya, despite Secretary of State Hillary Clinton’s acceptance of responsibility this week, and criticized Romney for politicizing the issue. He said that when he heard of the attacks, his first steps were to beef up security and find out what exactly happened. “When folks mess … Continue reading