Millions of Americans watched President Obama and Governor Romney debate international affairs Monday night. Among the accusations the candidates hurled at one another, some were true and some distorted, but many key foreign policy areas were overlooked entirely. From China to Syria to Libya and beyond, be an informed spectator with GlobalPost's debate fact-check binder.
HAVANA — Opportunities for a reset in relations between the United States and Cuba don't come along very often. When they do, they tend to disappoint. But as President Barack Obama and his Cuban counterpart Raul Castro embark on their final terms in office, advocates for normalizing relations say a new, if narrow, window has opened.
The truth is while Obama has been tough on terrorism, in some cases dramatically expanding the hardline tactics of his predecessor — the use of drones, for instance — he has not exactly been successful.