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Mitt Romney Foreign Policy

Ashley Alman

Mitt Romney Takes Another Shot At Obama's Foreign Policy Strategy | Ashley Alman | Posted 09.10.2014 | Politics

Mitt Romney once again hit President Barack Obama's foreign policy record in a Wednesday interview. Speaking just hours before the president was ex...

Mitt Romney: Hillary Clinton's Record Is A 'Monumental Bust'

The Huffington Post | Elise Foley | Posted 06.16.2014 | Politics

Former GOP presidential nominee Mitt Romney said Sunday that Republicans can win the White House in 2016 by focusing on likely Democratic nominee Hill...

The United States and the World

Pierre Guerlain | Posted 01.23.2014 | World
Pierre Guerlain

American foreign policy will not change significantly with the election of either candidate, but mostly it will evolve in reaction to geopolitical or economic changes around the world.

Sunday Roundup

Arianna Huffington | Posted 12.27.2012 | Politics
Arianna Huffington

The week started off with our last chance to have a real debate between the two presidential candidates. But the Battle in Boca was less of a vetting of the status quo than a ratification of it, as Romney essentially endorsed Obama's foreign policy. Why are we staying in Afghanistan until the end of 2014? What of the drones, killing people (including civilians) in our name and with little oversight? Instead of answers to those questions, we got horses, bayonets and Battleship. Midweek brought yet another edition of GOP Inappropriate Rape Comment Theater, this one starring Richard Mourdock and "God's will." The reviews weren't good. The chance for meaningful debate might have passed, but the window for jaw-dropping remarks about rape will apparently stay open right up to Election Day.

Romney's Cold War Ponzi Scheme

Robert Scheer | Posted 12.26.2012 | Politics
Robert Scheer

Obama, the naive community organizer, thinks the foreign policy debate is about national security, but Romney, the quintessential vulture capitalist, knows that it's always been about maximizing profit.

Romney's Commander-in-Chief Problem

Zach Friend | Posted 12.24.2012 | Politics
Zach Friend

Sometimes the evolution of a candidate can be a good thing. Take President Lincoln's evolution on the meaning of emancipation or RFK's views on the war in Vietnam. But let's be honest, Mitt Romney is no Lincoln.

America's National Insecurity

Ruth Rosen | Posted 12.24.2012 | San Francisco
Ruth Rosen

During this entire debate on foreign policy, we heard relatively little about the impact of our militarized foreign policy on people's lives.

Andrea Stone

Conservatives Struggle With Romney's Debate Performance | Andrea Stone | Posted 10.23.2012 | Politics

If some of Mitt Romney's more hawkish supporters tweeted themselves into a tizzy over his kinder and gentler performance in Monday's foreign policy d...

World Reactions To The Third Presidential Debate

The Huffington Post | Shirin Barghi | Posted 11.04.2012 | World

With only a few weeks left to the November presidential elections, the world tuned in Monday night to watch President Barack Obama and Republican riva...

How Lost Is Mitt Romney? How Lost Are We?

Joe The Nerd Ferraro | Posted 12.23.2012 | Media
Joe The Nerd Ferraro

Mitt Romney has been attempting to make Middle East foreign policy an attack line. He needs to know the region geographically. Please take a look at this map and tell me how Iran gets to the sea again?

Critics React To The Foreign Policy Debate

Eline Gordts | Posted 11.04.2012 | World

On Monday, President Barack Obama and former Governor Mitt Romney squared off on foreign policy in the third and final presidential debate before the ...

Matt Sledge

Mitt Romney's 'Focus Group' Foreign Policy Debate Performance Doesn't Win Him Focus Groups | Matt Sledge | Posted 10.23.2012 | Politics

NEW YORK -- If some conservatives could describe Mitt Romney's performance during Monday night's debate in only two words, it would be these: focus gr...

Romney Gives Thumbs Up To Final Debate

Posted 10.22.2012 | Politics

If Mitt Romney's immediate post-debate gesture is to be believed, he thinks he did A-ok. If we're judging by his facial expression though... (Photo...

Elise Foley

'We Also Have Fewer Horses And Bayonets' | Elise Foley | Posted 10.24.2012 | Politics

President Barack Obama mocked Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney on Monday for his repeated attack over the size of the Navy, which he has sa...

WATCH: Romney, Obama Disagree With Their Own Foreign Policy

The Huffington Post | The Political Mashups Team | Posted 10.22.2012 | Politics

Mitt Romney and President Barack Obama both have a vested interest in appearing consistent when it comes to their foreign policy positions. Nobody wan...

Welcome to the RomneyZone: Foreign Policy's Economic Home Front

Richard (RJ) Eskow | Posted 12.21.2012 | Politics
Richard (RJ) Eskow

In tonight's foreign policy debate, Mitt Romney will say that the way to get jobs back from China is with more free trade and lower taxes. How can the loss of workers' rights in China or anywhere else create good jobs in the United States? Short answer: It can't.

What Our Country Needs: A New Foreign Policy

John F. Kimberling | Posted 12.15.2012 | World
John F. Kimberling

We do not see any creative or imaginative new ideas coming from either the Republicans or the Democrats. We need a new political party with new ideas.

Rand Paul Publicly Breaks With Romney On Key Issue

The Huffington Post | Sarah Bufkin | Posted 10.10.2012 | Politics

Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) publicly broke with GOP presidential nominee Mitt Romney's espoused approach to foreign policy on Wednesday, writing in a colum...

Romney's Fact Free Foreign Policy

Dennis Jett | Posted 12.10.2012 | Politics
Dennis Jett

Fact checking the things that Mitt Romney says is like shooting at an elephant with a shotgun from a distance of five feet. The target is too big to miss, but hitting it also won't slow it down.

Foreign Policy by Platitude

William Hartung | Posted 12.09.2012 | Politics
William Hartung

On the rhetorical front, we learned that candidate Romney supports a "freer, more prosperous and more peaceful world"; believes in showing "resolve"; and would promote "freedom and opportunity." Who wouldn't?

Romney vs. Reagan

Malou Innocent | Posted 12.09.2012 | Politics
Malou Innocent

The more Romney talks about foreign policy, the more he illustrates that he is tone-deaf about international affairs. After all, the problem for America is that it intervenes around the world too much, not too little.

Romney's Approach to Foreign Policy: 'Deja Vu All Over Again?'

John L. Esposito | Posted 12.08.2012 | Politics
John L. Esposito

Mitt Romney, like GWB before he was elected and some might add after he was elected, knows little about foreign policy. Therefore, he has to rely on others for his foreign policy.

Foreign Policy, Diplomacy and Military Force

Ed Crego, George Muñoz and Frank Islam | Posted 12.08.2012 | World
Ed Crego, George Muñoz and Frank Islam

Strength and power are "hawkish" words -- kind of like shock and awe. Words don't necessarily get you into conflict but the attitudes behind them can.

Republican Senator, Vietnam Veteran Endorses President Obama

Larry Pressler | Posted 12.08.2012 | Politics
Larry Pressler

As a life-long Republican, I stand by him as he stands by all of us, putting national allegiance ahead of party affiliation. I endorse President Obama for reelection in 2012.

Obama Campaign Attacks Romney On Libya, Overseas Gaffes, Ahead Of Foreign Policy Speech

The Huffington Post | Sabrina Siddiqui | Posted 10.08.2012 | Politics

President Barack Obama's reelection campaign issued a new attack on what it calls Mitt Romney's "failures on foreign policy" on Monday, the same day t...