The U.S.-Israel alliance and the need to keep Iran from acquiring a nuclear weapon were major themes in the final presidential debate.
President Obama dominated this debate, which kept coming back to Israel. He was helped by the fact that, as he reminded Gov. Romney, he has “actually executed foreign policy.”
President Barack Obama aggressively attacked Republican challenger Mitt Romney on foreign policy on Monday in their third and final debate in an effort to blunt his opponent’s surge in the polls with two weeks left until Election Day.
Barack Obama won this debate by speaking like a Republican, Jay Michaelson argues. Mitt Romney sounded competent. But the president went for the jugular.
Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney may see tonight’s debate as his best chance to reach Jewish voters with a message that President Obama’s policies are wrong for Israel.
President Barack Obama and Republican challenger Mitt Romney face off in front of the cameras for a third and final time in a foreign policy debate likely to focus on Middle East.
When President Barack Obama and Mitt Romney face off on Monday in their third and final debate, it will be the Republican challenger’s last best chance to recover from his botched “Libya moment” and exploit vulnerabilities in his opponent’s foreign policy record.
Jews aren’t known to be swing voters. Most, in fact, hold strong political convictions and are not easily swayed.
Mitt Romney is a skilled debater. Despite his reputation for gaffes, he is usually very effective in structured settings. He makes his points, he makes them clearly and he moves on.