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Robert Farley (Lawyers, Guns and Money, University of Kentucky) and Daniel Larison (The American Conservative)

On Foreign Entanglements, Rob speaks with Daniel about Mitt Romney’s latest foreign policy speech. They discuss the atmospherics of “apology,” and wonder whether Romney would actually increase the defense budget. Would President Romney intervene in Syria? Rob and Daniel set some expectations for the Biden-Ryan debate, and discuss what other foreign policy challenges might emerge in the final month of the campaign. Plus: An analysis of Hugo Chavez’s victory in the recent Venezuelan election.

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Recorded:Oct 9    Posted:Oct 10, 2012
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Foreign Entanglements | Oct 10, 2012 | Robert Farley & Daniel Larison

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