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US election debate: Candidates
spar on foreign policy

BBC News [UK], by Jude Sheerin

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Posted By:Attercliffe, 10/22/2012 10:57:24 PM

US President Barack Obama and his Republican challenger Mitt Romney have battled over national security, in the third and final presidential debate. The rivals tangled over the Arab Spring, Iran, China's rise and more in a feisty 90-minute head-to-head. Mr Obama said his challenger was "all over the map" on foreign policy, while Mr Romney said the president had failed to uphold American global leadership.[Snip] Mr Romney highlighted civilian deaths in Syria, the Muslim Brotherhood taking power in Egypt, the rise of al-Qaeda affiliates in North Africa, Iran's nuclear programme, and last month's Libya US consulate attack as examples

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: stealthy, 10/22/2012 11:06:12 PM     (No. 8954161)

I didn't watch i've read the eggheads, what to YOU guys thinkI couldn't watch it got so mad at the lies in the last one was afraid I'd repeat the stroke i had earlier this year.I hate liars just that much.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: Emmajustin, 10/22/2012 11:07:39 PM     (No. 8954164)

#1, I understand. I can't watch because I so hate oblamer so much that I would have a stroke screaming at the TV. I let my spouse fill me in afterward and he says Romney was great and got in some zingers and oblather was unhinged.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: Sunhan65, 10/22/2012 11:38:19 PM     (No. 8954264)

#1, if you weren't just being metaphorical, please accept my good wishes for a full and complete recovery. We haven't always agreed about Mitt Romney, but you would have been proud of him tonight. Mitt looked poised and well-informed--presidential, I thought. I would give Romney the advantage on both style and substance. Obama took a number of cheap personal shots and did way too much glowering. I kept waiting for hate beams to shoot out of his eyes.

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