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Mitt Romney's Middle East Foreign Policy

Mitt Romney Pledges to:
  • Put Iran on notice that the United States and its allies will prevent it from acquiring nuclear weapons capability.
  • Support the Libyan people's efforts to forge a lasting representative government and pursue terrorists who attacked the U.S. consulate in Benghazi.
  • Work to ensure Syrian opposition members who share U.S. values obtain arms needed to defeat the Assad regime.
  • Pursue a transition to Afghan security forces by the end of 2014.
  • Reform foreign assistance to create incentives for good governance, free enterprise and greater trade.
  • Require recipients of aid to respect rights of all citizens, ensure a free media, and an independent judiciary.