Presidential Debates 2012

Global Reaction to Foreign Policy Debate Mixed: Obama Sounds Republican, "Wobbly" Global Power

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Commentators and people around the globe gave mixed opinions to the performances of Mitt Romney and President Obama in Tuesday's debate that focused largely on foreign policy.

"Obama (came out on top) but to an extent both tried to be the other," said Omar R. Quraishi in Karachi, editor of the editorial pages of the English-language Pakistani newspaper, Express Tribune, which is affiliated with theNew York Times's global editions.

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