Independent voices from the TWT Communities
Mitt Romney has assembled a foreign-policy platform rooted in the belief that adversaries such as Russia must be confronted for backsliding on democracy and that Israel must be supported in the face of common threats such as a nuclear-armed Iran.
The U.S. ambassador to Liberia said she was surprised to learn that gay rights are an issue in the West African nation, where homosexuality is illegal and lawmakers are considering tougher penalties for same-sex relationships.
Rudy gets his shot
"While drones and drone attacks are worthwhile and it's good to kill bad guys, you fundamentally misunderstand this struggle if you think that's the answer to it," said Richard S. Williamson, a former assistant secretary of state who is advising Mr. Romney.
"My experience with Mitt Romney is that he believes strongly in peace through strength," said Richard S. Williamson, a senior foreign policy adviser to the Romney campaign who held key positions under Presidents Reagan, George H.W. Bush and George W. Bush.