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Roy and Barbara Goodman Family Professor of the Practice of Diplomacy and International Relations


Foreign policy has suddenly leaped right into the heart of the presidential campaign, and it may just stay there until Nov. 6. Much to the Romney camp's dismay, the election will not be solely a referendum on the economy. While that is still the primary concern of nearly every American, voters are now being asked which candidate can best defend us across a turbulent global landscape.


Burns, Nicholas. "Four Foreign Policy Flashpoints." Boston Globe, September 27, 2012.