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Responding to Morsi

Monday, November 26, 2012

David Sanger, chief Washington correspondent for the New York Times, WNYC contributor and author of Confront and Conceal: Obama's Secret Wars and Surprising Use of American Power, talks about the latest moves by Egyptian president Morsi and how the U.S. is responding.

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Among Israelis, Romney Appears The Favorite

Saturday, October 27, 2012

Surveys taken in many foreign countries show Barack Obama is widely preferred over Mitt Romney. But in Israel, Romney appears far more popular.



Media Circus: Tone Trumps Content In Final Debate

Tuesday, October 23, 2012

The final presidential debate left many viewers scratching their heads. It's not that the candidates invoked unimportant issues. It's not that the two held so elevated a conversation mere mortals could not understand. It's that they were debating almost entirely in tone rather than content.

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Romney Tempers Foreign Policy Criticism After Flap Over Libya Remarks

Thursday, September 13, 2012

A day after Mitt Romney ignited a debate over his criticism of President Obama's handling of events in North Africa, he largely steered clear of discussing the attack on an American consulate in Libya that left four Americans dead.

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McCain Defends Clinton Aide, Tells Bachmann And Others To Back Off

Wednesday, July 18, 2012

The 2008 GOP presidential nominee came to the defense of Hilary Clinton's longtime aide on the Senate floor. While Sen. John McCain didn't mention Rep. Michele Bachmann by name, he made clear he wants her to stop suggesting the aide is helping the Muslim Brotherhood.



Romney Adds Israel To Campaign Itinerary

Monday, July 02, 2012

The GOP candidate, who has criticized President Obama's policies toward the ally, will reportedly visit later this month.

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Biden Foreign-Policy Counterattack On Romney Highlights GOP Challenge

Thursday, April 26, 2012

A president seeking re-election against a backdrop of a lackluster economy would be remiss if he didn't stress his unique roles as the nation's top policymaker for international relations and the military's commander-in-chief. President Obama and his campaign clearly intend to exploit those credentials for all they're worth while pointing out Mitt Romney's lack of them.