In an appearance on Meet the Press, Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney defended the absence of Afghanistan policy in his convention speech and criticized President Barack Obama for not being tougher with Iran. Read more »
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Though the campaign insists presumptive GOP presidential nominee Mitt Romney and his running mate and chairman of the House Budget Committee, Wisconsin Rep. Paul Ryan, see eye-to-eye in a campaign largely focused on the U.S. economy and the future of government spending, some analysts and pundits are noting the differences in their budget plans. Read more »
Presumptive Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney recently said he would end a government tax credit that helps subsidize Iowa’s burgeoning wind industry.
Romney favors letting the wind energy production tax credit expire at the end of the year, saying such tax credits interfere with the free market economy (NPR) and if the wind industry is viable, it should be able to survive on its own without government help. Read more »
Former World Bank President Robert Zoellick has already begun work as the head of national security transition planning for GOP presidential candidate Mitt Romney’s potential administration (FP), though some inside the campaign’s foreign policy advisory team and the Republican party oppose the pick. Read more »
President Barack Obama continued his economic appeal to middle-class voters (NPR) Wednesday while campaigning in Ohio, where the auto industry bailout is helping him hold a small lead over his opponent (TheHill). Read more »
The Transition 2012 project examines the foreign policy dimensions of the presidential transition, offering insight on the top issues.
The Candidates and the World provides a timely guide to the national security and foreign policy dimensions of the 2012 presidential transition. It offers insight on the top issues, and gauges global reaction to the election's results.
The Renewing America project explores the major domestic challenges facing the United States that have significant consequences for national security and foreign policy.