October 31, 2012

Two Candidates, One Foreign Policy

Aaron David Miller, New York Times

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Just as Barack Obama morphed into a less ideological and reckless version of George W. Bush (see: surge in Afghanistan, keeping Guantánamo open, predator drones), Mitt Romney’s performance indicated he’d be a Barack Obama look-alike on key foreign policy issues.

Watching the presidential debate on foreign policy last week, one could be forgiven for seeing one candidate on the stage instead of two.

 

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