October 31, 2012
President Obama has expanded sanctions against North Korea over its nuclear ambitions while making attempts to engage with it, but Mitt Romney has criticized the engagement policy as weak.
U.S. President Barack Obama and Republican rival Mitt Romney accuse China of currency manipulation and unfair trade practices and support an expanded U.S. presence in Asia, but Romney dismisses the p…
Both Republican candidate Mitt Romney and President Obama have had to make tough and at times controversial decisions with regard to homeland security and counterterrorism.
Iran’s nuclear ambitions have tended to dominate discussions in the U.S. presidential campaigns over nuclear nonproliferation.
President Obama is generally supportive of the UN mission while raising questions about its effectiveness, but GOP candidate Mitt Romney is harshly critical of the organization.
This CFR Issue Tracker looks at the United States’ relationship with Russia and presidential candidates’ stances on the issue.
As the United States winds down its decade-long war in Afghanistan, the two presidential candidates disagree on the pace of the U.S. withdrawal.
With the strategic focus of the U.S. military in flux and the Pentagon’s budget under significant scrutiny, this CFR Issue Tracker looks at the 2012 presidential candidates’ positions on defense.
This CFR Issue Tracker looks at the United States’ relationship with Pakistan and presidential candidates’ stances on the issue.
October 18, 2012
The economic climate and border security concerns have thrust the question of immigration reform into the spotlight in the 2012 presidential campaign.