Reinvigorated Romney slams Obama’s Middle East record, promises more support for Israel on Iran

Reinvigorated Romney slams Obama’s Middle East record, promises more support for Israel on Iran
‘Hope is not a strategy,’ says Republican challenger in major foreign policy speech, promising arms for the Syrian opposition, harsher sanctions on Tehran, and the ‘chance to begin anew’ on Israeli-Palestinian peace

Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney was set to deliver a scathing attack on President Barack Obama’s Middle East record in a speech Monday morning in the battleground state of Virginia, the Romney campaign said.

Under the likely headline, “Hope is not a strategy” – a dig at Obama’s 2008 election slogan “Hope and Change” – Romney will argue that Obama has been too passive in handling the many unfolding crises and upheavals taking place in the Middle East, and misrepresented the terrorist nature of the attack last month on the American consulate in Benghazi that killed the US Ambassador to Libya Chris Stevens.

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http://www.timesofisrael.com/reinvigorated-romney-slams-obamas-middle-east-record-promises-more-support-for-israel-on-iran/

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