Romney: Obama Lacks Resolve on Middle East

By Haaretz

Published October 01, 2012.

Mitt Romney accused U.S. President Barack Obama of lacking resolve regarding the Middle East, Israel and Iran on Sunday, in an op-ed published by the Wall Street Journal.

The Republican Party candidate for president wrote in the article that “disturbing developments” that have been sweeping the greater Middle East of late “are not, as President Obama says, mere ‘bumps in the road.’ They are major issues that put our security at risk.”

“Yet, amid this upheaval,” wrote Romney, “our country seems to be at the mercy of events rather than shaping them. We’re not moving them in a direction that protects our people or our allies.”

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