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Obama Versus Romney: The Foreign Policy Debate

Martin S. Indyk

The final 2012 presidential debate is now history. President Obama and Governor Romney sparred on foreign policy issues that touched, in part, on Syria, Russia, Iran and China. Yet, much of the debate focused on the economy, notes Senior Fellow Martin Indyk. And in a country so deeply polarized on domestic issues the foreign policy divide between the candidates isn’t that great, he adds.

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