Romney Pressures Obama on Middle East Policies in Wake of Attack
- Paul Stanley - Christian Post Reporter
- Sep 12, 2012
Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney is stepping up criticism of the White House's handling of foreign affairs in the Middle East in the wake of terrorist attacks on the U.S. embassies in Egypt and Libya that killed a U.S. ambassador. Romney condemned a statement from the Libyan embassy that seemed to mollify terrorists even as the White House avowed it, and is criticizing Obama for stepping away from plans for a meeting with Benjamin Netanyahu just before the attacks.
On Tuesday, as Americans around the world were remembering the sacrifices of those who died in the Sept. 11 terrorists attacks 11 years ago, American Ambassador J. Christopher Stevens, along with three others, was killed in an attack on the American Consulate in Benghazi by a mob angry over a film produced in America mocking the founder of Islam.
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