Foreign policy — and image. “No one will be watching,” shrugs a Romney aide.
“Start rebuilding here,” is the campaign’s refrain hours before the foreign policy debate.
Echoes of George W. Bush, and criticism of withdrawal from Iraq. “Our friends and allies across the globe do not want less American leadership. They want more.”
The clumsy dubbing suggests that the footage comes from different films entirely. And there’s no way that it cost $5 million to make.
Obama’s decision to play offense on foreign policy marks a “real, significant shift” in our politics, says an Obama advisor. Just another “shiny object,” a Romneyite fires back.
While appearing on MSNBC, The Nation’s Jeremy Scahill strongly criticized cable-news coverage of the DNC regarding Obama’s foreign policy record. Scahill was particularly captious about MSNBC itself, whose coverage he compared to watching an “Obama For America meet-up.”
Forget a foreign policy debate: Romney’s leak assault means he’s decided to make his harshest attack close to home. Here’s an informed theory as to why.
Mitt Romney is attacking the President’s foreign policy tonight in an appearance on CNBC, and could to do so on his trip overseas this week. But in the past, Romney said he believed “politics end at the water’s edge.” An issue that could complicate his foreign trip.
Democrats demand policy specifics from Romney on foreign trip.
Says US should not broadcast withdrawal timetable in interview with Hugh Hewitt. Romney expressed support for 2014 draw-down date, but now says he would not have broadcasted the date publicly.
“Now it’s time to act.” Wait for the launch the end.
Morning Joe host says Romney has been “bouncing around like a ball in a pinball machine” on China, Russia, and Syria policy. Says Romney’s embrace of neoconservative policies is “cynical.”
If Team Obama isn’t careful this could easily turn into the ‘12 version of a noun, a verb and 9/11.
The veep’s serious foreign policy speech delivered little of his Onion persona to a the New York University crowd. “I don’t know that he was as funny as he could be.”
“I left my last page of the speech. Does anybody have my last page? That’s what teleprompters are for.
Courts the establishment at the Brookings Institution. Defends America’s role abroad: If we start doing less, who will start doing more?
William Blum at Foreign Policy Journal put together this handy guide to the C.I.A.’s foreign policy efforts since the end of World War II.
An Onion-style article reports that Paul has declared his support for a war with Iran. Cue the outrage from Paulites.
All the more reason to fulfill that childhood dream…
“If American foreign policy had a gift shop, what would it sell?”
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