SPEAKERS: FORMER GOV. MITT ROMNEY, R-MASS.,
PRESIDENT BARACK OBAMA
BOB SCHIEFFER, MODERATOR
Man's/Woman's Ladies Savannah Toe Posts F0790-W Special price Has a long reputation Highly appreciated and widely trusted in and outDonna Down To Earth Sandali stile - F10722,Flojos Flip Flop Women size 6 White WORN ONCE,Crocs Mary Jane Cream Canvas Criss Cross Strap Shoes Size W4 New,Nine West "Fabiola" Purple Thong Sandals Size 9 MNew Womens Superdry Blue Multi Aop Flip Flop Pvc Sandals Flops Slip On,Steve Madden Womens Hope Taupe Flat Sandals Shoes 9 Medium (B,M) BHFO 8991,Nina Kelso Gray Womens Shoes Size 10 M Sandals MSRP $69OILILY LADIES STYLISH BEADED SANDALS SIZE 4,Black Fabric Flat Mules Size 6.5 / 40 Leather,***NEW Speedo Flip Flops/Thongs w/Wedge Heel, Size 9, Black/Hot PinkYELLOW BOX Soleil Women's Black Sandals Flip Flop Flats Thongs Sz 11M NEW,Gentlemen/Ladies merrell sandals Slides Womens 9 Excellent value New style Fine wildPlayboy Ladies /Girls Flip Flops Size 3-4,RALPH LAUREN T-Strap Slingback size 9.5B Sandals Thong Kya Womens Shoes White**Falls Creek Women's Starlight Sandals, Blush - US Size 9Carlos by Carlos Santana Women's Delphina Wedge Sandal, Pink, Size 7.5,Vtg Tommy Hilfiger Slip On Mules Sandals Flag Block Logo Spell Out sz 6.5M&F Blazin Roxx Women's Flip Flops Jamie Wedge Floral Black 4114001 NWT,Man's/Woman's River Island sandals size 4 Aesthetic appearance Modern design International big name,femmes Spot On Escarpin Style f9619 ~ N,Main Woods Women's Adjustable Strappy Sandals Flats Light Tan Size 6 M,Men/Women Axxiom 5 Yellow Sandals superior Quality and quantity guaranteed Perfect processing,Tamaris Sommerstiefel Sommerschuhe Sandale Wildleder blau Absatz gr.40,Havaianas Flip Flops South Africa Size 7 39-40,Gentleman/Lady Azaléia- Red leather sandalS 8M Not so expensive Preferred material Excellent function,LN/WO~ CIRCA BY JOAN & DAVID ~9Med~ NADALIA Fall Lea BLACK Cutaway Wedge SHOES,Kinder Badeschuhe Badepantoletten Badelatschen Hausschuhe FLIPER Spokey,Men's/Women's earth strappy sandals. slides. size 10B use Reliable performance Different styles,Man/Woman LADIES SPOT ON SANDALS Special price Orders are welcome At an affordable price
This one's on foreign policy. I'm Bob Schieffer of CBS News. The questions are mine, and I have not shared them with the candidates or their aides.
SCHIEFFER: The audience has taken a vow of silence -- no applause, no reaction of any kind, except right now when we welcome President Barack Obama and Governor Mitt Romney.
Gentlemen, your campaigns have agreed to certain rules and they are simple. They've asked me to divide the evening into segments. I'll pose a question at the beginning of each segment. You will each have two minutes to respond and then we will have a general discussion until we move to the next segment.
|Condition:||Pre-owned : |
An item that has been used or worn previously. See the seller’s listing for full details and description of any imperfections.See all condition definitions- opens in a new window or tab
|Seller Notes:||“These shoes are in very good condition w/very little wear!”|
|Style:||Open Toe Sandals||Fastening:||Slip On|
Does Not Apply
|Heel Height:||Low (3/4 to 1 1/2 in)|
|Width:||Medium (B, M)||US Shoe Size (Women's):||US 7|
|Material:||Leather||Country/Region of Manufacture:||China|
Does Not Apply
This -- this is a critical opportunity for America. And what I'm afraid of is we've watched over the past year or so, first the president saying, well we'll let the U.N. deal with it. And Assad -- excuse me, Kofi Annan came in and said we're going to try to have a ceasefire. That didn't work. Then it went to the Russians and said, let's see if you can do something. We should be playing the leadership role there, not on the ground with military.
SCHIEFFER: All right.
ROMNEY: ...by the leadership role.
OBAMA: We are playing the leadership role. We organized the Friends of Syria. We are mobilizing humanitarian support, and support for the opposition. And we are making sure that those we help are those who will be friends of ours in the long term and friends of our allies in the region over the long term. But going back to Libya -- because this is an example of how we make choices. When we went in to Libya, and we were able to immediately stop the massacre there, because of the unique circumstances and the coalition that we had helped to organize. We also had to make sure that Moammar Gadhafi didn't stay there.
And to the governor's credit, you supported us going into Libya and the coalition that we organized. But when it came time to making sure that Gadhafi did not stay in power, that he was captured, Governor, your suggestion was that this was mission creep, that this was mission muddle.
Imagine if we had pulled out at that point. You know, Moammar Gadhafi had more American blood on his hands than any individual other than Osama bin Laden. And so we were going to make sure that we finished the job. That's part of the reason why the Libyans stand with us.
But we did so in a careful, thoughtful way, making certain that we knew who we were dealing with, that those forces of moderation on the ground were ones that we could work with, and we have to take the same kind of steady, thoughtful leadership when it comes to Syria. That's exactly what we're doing.
SCHIEFFER: Governor, can I just ask you, would you go beyond what the administration would do, like for example, would you put in no-fly zones over Syria?
ROMNEY: I don't want to have our military involved in Syria. I don't think there is a necessity to put our military in Syria at this stage. I don't anticipate that in the future.
As I indicated, our objectives are to replace Assad and to have in place a new government which is friendly to us, a responsible government, if possible. And I want to make sure they get armed and they have the arms necessary to defend themselves, but also to remove -- to remove Assad.
But I do not want to see a military involvement on the part of our -- of our troops.
SCHIEFFER: Well --
ROMNEY: And this isn't -- this isn't going to be necessary.
We -- we have, with our partners in the region, we have sufficient resources to support those groups. But look, this has been going on for a year. This is a time -- this should have been a time for American leadership. We should have taken a leading role, not militarily, but a leading role organizationally, governmentally to bring together the parties; to find responsible parties.
As you hear from intelligence sources even today, the -- the insurgents are highly disparate. They haven't come together. They haven't formed a unity group, a council of some kind. That needs to happen. America can help that happen. And we need to make sure they have the arms they need to carry out the very important role which is getting rid of Assad.
SCHIEFFER: Can we get a quick response, Mr. President, because I want to...
OBAMA: Well, I'll -- I'll be very quick. What you just heard Governor Romney said is he doesn't have different ideas. And that's because we're doing exactly what we should be doing to try to promote a moderate Syrian leadership and a -- an effective transition so that we get Assad out. That's the kind of leadership we've shown. That's the kind of leadership we'll continue to show.
SCHIEFFER: May I ask you, you know, during the Egyptian turmoil, there came a point when you said it was time for President Mubarak to go.
SCHIEFFER: Some in your administration thought perhaps we should have waited a while on that. Do you have any regrets about that?
OBAMA: No, I don't, because I think that America has to stand with democracy. The notion that we would have tanks run over those young people who were in Tahrir Square, that is not the kind of American leadership that John F. Kennedy talked about 50 years ago.
But what I've also said is that now that you have a democratically elected government in Egypt, that they have to make sure that they take responsibility for protecting religious minorities. And we have put significant pressure on them to make sure they're doing that; to recognize the rights of women, which is critical throughout the region. These countries can't develop if young women are not given the kind of education that they need.
They have to abide by their treaty with Israel. That is a red line for us, because not only is Israel's security at stake, but our security is at stake if that unravels.
They have to make sure that they're cooperating with us when it comes to counterterrorism.
And we will help them with respect to developing their own economy, because ultimately what's going to make the Egyptian revolution successful for the people of Egypt, but also for the world, is if those young people who gathered there are seeing opportunities.
Their aspirations are similar to young people's here. They want jobs, they want to be able to make sure their kids are going to a good school. They want to make sure that they have a roof over their heads and that they have the prospects of a better life in the future.
And so one of the things that we've been doing is, is, for example, organizing entrepreneurship conferences with these Egyptians to give them a sense of how they can start rebuilding their economy in a way that's noncorrupt, that's transparent. But what is also important for us to understand is, is that for America to be successful in this region there's some things that we're going to have to do here at home as well.
You know, one of the challenges over the last decade is we've done experiments in nation building in places like Iraq and Afghanistan and we've neglected, for example, developing our own economy, our own energy sectors, our own education system. And it's very hard for us to project leadership around the world when we're not doing what we need to do...
SCHIEFFER: Governor Romney, I want to hear your response to that, but I would just ask you, would you have stuck with Mubarak?
ROMNEY: No. I believe, as the president indicated, and said at the time that I supported his -- his action there. I felt that -- I wish we'd have had a better vision of the future.
I wish that, looking back at the beginning of the president's term and even further back than that, that we'd have recognized that there was a growing energy and passion for freedom in that part of the world, and that we would have worked more aggressively with our friend and with other friends in the region to have them make the transition towards a more representative form of government, such that it didn't explode in the way that it did.
Men's/Women's Havaianas Womens Slim Beet Flip Flops Beautiful design online shop professional designUK Womens Ankle Strap Soft Sandals Ladies Summer Flat Beach Holiday Shoes Size,MOSSIMO SUPPLY CO. WEDGE HEEL, WHITE 9.5THW-26 New Gladiator Buckles Low Heel Synthetic Sandals Party Women Shoes Gold,Red Flip Flop Sandal Braided Accents "Cindy" by Thom Brown 7.5M,Gentlemen/Ladies Ladies Savannah Flat Rope Edged Mules Complete specification range real Acknowledgement feedback,Not Rated Women's Leafy Wedge Sandals, Size 9, Cream 566,EuroSoft Frauen Flache Sandalen Braun Groesse 8.5 US /39.5 EU,Ladies Meishacnu Gold Glitzi Mule Sandals size 40,P & W New York Women's Decorative Sandals Size 9 New,Nadya-08 Buckles Zipper Flats Cute Gladiator Sandals Party Women's Shoes Orange,Down To Earth Ladies Mule Sandals F10397 Silver (R2A),Mujer Savannah Elegante Plano Barra T cierre de Hebilla Borde Diamante SandaliaSandals Large 9 - 10 APT 9 Womens Gold Flip Flops Faceted Jewel Flat NEW,Neuf Abound Couleur Chair Loafer-Style Plats Rose TAILLE : 6m,SANDALES BEST MOUNTAIN POINTURE 36 COMME NEUVES,Womens IVANKA TRUMP Brown Gold Leather Flat Sandals Size 7,BNWOT Ladies Size 6 KO Brand Silver flat toe ankle strap casual sandal shoes,Womens Black Mock Suede Touch Fastening Flat SandalsLadies Anne Michelle Sandals Style - L3417Men's/Women's Mujer Savannah Barra T Sandalias casual Fashion pattern Orders are welcome have fun,Clarks Clogs Shoes Sz 9 M Brown Patent Leather Slip On shoes Slides Womens,OFFERTA! CACCETTA SCARPE SANDALI DONNA TELA BLU 40 MADE IN ITALY 100%,New Women Casual Buckle Straps Sandals Flip Flop Platform Footbed ShoesGentlemen/Ladies Zara Trafaluc Sandals Size 36 Big clearance sale Known for its good quality At an affordable price,Womens Jewel Sandals Flip Flops Summer Beach Toe Posts Flexi Comfort Sole Size,Gentleman/Lady Ladies Savannah Flat Sandals economic Modern design Tide shoes list,Gentleman/Lady Mujer Savannah Sandalias L6747 quality Brand retail priceNew Womens Lotus Gold Adela Leather Sandals Flats Buckle,NEW Croft & Barrow Paula Wedge Cut out Slides Women's Sandals Casual Shoes,