Last look: Obama and Romney's foreign policy views
November 6th, 2012
09:45 AM ET

Last look: Obama and Romney's foreign policy views

As Americans head to the polls on Tuesday, Security Clearance takes one last look at some of the most pressing foreign policy issues facing both of the presidential candidates.

The list of foreign policy challenges facing the U.S. ┬áis long and complex – including an awakening in the Arab world with a direction still unknown, a looming nuclear crisis with Iran and an uncertain future in Afghanistan (and neighboring Pakistan) once U.S. troops withdraw in 2014.

It is not clear how or if the U.S. may proceed with the ongoing war inside Syria - where the fate of thousands of biological and chemical weapons also hang in the balance, and there is the existing financial dramas, from debt crises plaguing Europe to economic and geo-political challenges posed by a rising China.