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Analysis: Romney Offers Sharp Critique of Obama's Foreign Policy

Anne_1 Wrote: Oct 08, 2012 6:50 PM
And dying in RECORD NUMBERS... not even seen in all the years our troops were in Iraq

Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney delivered a serious and forceful foreign policy speech at the Virginia Military Institute earlier today, criticizing the atrophy of American influence and alliances over the last four years, and emphasizing the importance of clear-eyed American leadership in the world.  Greg has already flagged one of Romney's more memorable lines, "hope is not a strategy," but there were a number of additional passages worth underlining:

(1) As I discussed earlier, the candidate turned up the heat on the administration over its calamitous handling of the Benghazi attacks, making brief mention of...