Mitt Romney to draw contrast with Barack Obama on foreign policy with aggresive Middle East policy

billyblazin:

All i gotta say is “4 MORE YEARS”

Originally posted on National Post | News:

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LEXINGTON, Va. — Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney assailed Obama’s foreign policy in a speech Monday saying the risk of conflict in the Middle East has grown under President Barack Obama’s leadership.

With his speech at the Virginia Military Institute, Romney is hoping to undo a string of foreign policy stumbles, taking aim at an issue where polls show President Barack Obama holds a clear lead.

Saying there is, “a longing for American leadership in the Middle East,” Romney called for the U.S. to take a more assertive role in Syria. He also wants new conditions on aid to Egypt and would impose tighter sanctions on Iran.

With the race growing tighter after Obama’s poor performance in last week’s presidential debate — the first of three — Democrats and Republicans now are looking to Thursday’s debate confrontation between…

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