President Obama and challenger Mitt Romney met on Monday night for the third and final debate, this time on foreign policy. Moderator Bob Schieffer of CBS News picked topics including America’s role in the world, the war in Afghanistan, terrorism and the Middle East and China’s rise. As polls show a tightening race, we analyze the impact of the debate and parse the candidates’ positions.
- Close Read: Fact-Checking the Final Debate (NPR)
- The Dangerously Agreeable Mitt Romney (Bloomberg News)
- Full Debate Video, Transcripts and Clips (C-SPAN)
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Henry Brady, professor of political science and public policy and dean of the Goldman School of Public Policy at UC Berkeley
Carla Marinucci, political writer for The San Francisco Chronicle
Shanto Iyengar, professor of communication and political science at Stanford University