Iran's economy is failing to deliver basic goods and services; currency is devalued by 80% in last three weeks; internal problems create pressure for leadership to re-think development of nuclear capability.
Question - will the new film 'Argo,' about the secret escape of several U.S. embassy staff through the Canadian embassy in Tehran after the Iranian Revolution have an effect on this campaign?
He was also a sitting U.S. Senator at the time
Question to consider - who will be the foreign policymakers in a Romney administration? Who will continue under an Obama administration? How will these advisors shape policy towards Iran, Middle East, use of military, trade, etc?
Deterrence theory - do whatever it takes to deter answering the question...
Avoid hypothetical's very important in any debate: See Mike Dukakis
@chucktodd "Closest Romney's come to disagreeing with Obama is now on Iran. With "four years closer" line"
10:00 pm...the phone rings...it's North Korea calling...we have a nuclear weapon...what now?