Final Presidential Debate to Focus on Foreign Policy
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- Duration 2:26
- Date Oct 19, 2012
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Senior White House foreign affairs correspondent Wendell Goler is at the State Department today -- good morning to you.
How should we expect governor Romney to challenge the president on foreign policy do you believe.
Well below -- we can expect the governor to challenge the president two accusing them.
Not being tough enough on Iran or China and not supportive enough of Israel of the rebels fighting to overthrow Syrian president Bashar Al Assad also accuse them of being slow to admit.
The terrorist attack at the US consulate in Ben Ghazi Libya.
The claimed the lives of ambassador Chris Stevens and three other Americans now in Tuesday's debate that prompted a controversial exchange.
Would moderator Candy Crowley.
In general governor Romney will say that mr.
Obama has squandered America's leadership especially in the Middle East.
We have Iran for years closer to a nuclear bomb.
Syria Syria's not just the tragedy of 30000.
Civilians being killed by a military but also a strategic.
-- strategically significant player for America that the president's policies throughout the Middle East began with an apology tour.
And and and pursue a strategy leading from behind and the strategy is unraveling before our very eyes.
Governor Romney will almost certainly repeat the Ronald Reagan foreign policy mantra peace through strength built how will the president respond on all back do you believe -- the I expect he will challenge governor Romney to be specific.
About what he'd do differently especially in Iran likely asking him.
If he's ready to go to war there to prevent that country from developing the know how to create a nuclear weapon than he should tell that to a war weary American public he will site Israel's defense minister's assertion.
That no US administration has been more supportive.
Obama will say that he's been tougher on China's trade practices that any of its predecessors and as he does in most of his campaign speeches he'll say he delivered on the foreign policy problems.
He made as a candidate.
Four years ago I told you we'd end the war in Iraq and I did.
-- -- Well in Afghanistan and we all.
I said -- focused on the terrorists who actually attacked us on 9/11.
And we haven't been logged of event.
Had failed a wide lead on foreign policy in polls but that has narrowed substantially in recent days -- -- Wendell thank you from the State Department today when Google partner mark.