Romney slams Obama, Clinton for ‘failed foreign policy’


Republican presidential nominee Romney listens as U.S. President Obama answers a question during the second U.S. presidential campaign debate in Hempstead, New York

Mitt Romney lay the blame squarely at President Barack Obama and former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton for the crisis in Ukraine as well as other foreign policy challenges across the globe.

In an op-ed in the Wall Street Journal, the former Massachusetts governor and 2012 Republican presidential nominee says a “failure” by the President and former secretary of state to lead when they had the chance has led to the current situation.

Romney’s op-ed comes on the same day that Russian President Vladimir Putin signed a treaty making Crimea part of Russia after the autonomous region of Ukraine voted overwhelming this past weekend to join Russia. The United States, the European Union, and Ukraine did not recognize the results of the referendum.

“From Crimea to North Korea, from Syria to Egypt, and from Iraq to Afghanistan, America apparently has no good options. If possession is nine-tenths of the law, Russia…

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