Romney on Mideast: We can't kill our way out of this mess

Mitt Romney says the U.S. needs a more coherent strategy in the fight against radicalism

Published October 23, 2012 1:53AM (EDT)

On Middle East policy, Mitt Romney praised Obama for killing Osama bin Laden, but said that in the fight against radicalism, "We can't kill our way out of this mess."


By Jillian Rayfield

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