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Foreign Policy Pulls Political Focus

Host Scott Simon talks with NPR's Ron Elving about where the candidates stand in the 2012 presidential race, including their responses to the volatility in the Middle East.
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U.S., Israel Divided Over 'Red Line' For Iran

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is stepping up pressure on the Obama administration to draw clear red lines when it comes to Iran's nuclear program. But Israeli and U.S. observers say the issue has become too public.
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Reporter Hotline: What Awaits Abroad After Election

Weekend Edition is answering your questions about issues and candidates. This week, we address inquiries about foreign policy and U.S. involvement in the Middle East and Afghanistan.
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Paul Ryan A Star Attraction For Values Voters

At the same summit last year, many religious conservatives said they would support Mitt Romney only as a last resort. Now, he has Ryan to vouch for him. The GOP vice presidential nominee slammed President Obama on foreign policy, the economy and abortion in his speech Friday.
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White House Details 2013 Cuts If Congress Doesn't Avert Fiscal Cliff

Under orders from Congress, the administration detailed exactly how it would administer painful cuts to both defense and domestic programs that were ordered under last year's budget deal. But the Office of Management and Budget reiterates that the threat of cuts is meant to spur congressional action.
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Paul Ryan Headlines Values Voter Summit

Republican vice-presidential nominee Paul Ryan addressed the annual Values Voter Summit on Friday. Audie Cornish talks with Don Gonyea.
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Romney Adviser: U.S. Should Add Terms To Egypt Aid

Audie Cornish speaks with Richard Williamson, Mitt Romney's senior foreign policy adviser. They discuss Romney's foreign policy positions, Libya and other news.
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Romney's Critiques Of Obama Like Reagan's Of Carter

Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney says President Obama's foreign policies have sent "confusing messages" to the world. The critique argues that the Obama foreign policy is not muscular enough. It's a message that echoes the presidential campaign of 1980 when Ronald Reagan challenged Jimmy Carter.
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What's Behind That White House Door? Just Ask Ann Romney

Ann Romney dishes on a surprise she received several years ago while taking an unofficial tour of the president's place.

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