USA: Brzezinski criticizes Romney for statements about foreign policy

USA: Brzezinski criticizes Romney for statements about foreign policy

Seattle : WA : USA | Apr 02, 2012 at 10:01 AM PDT
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The likely candidate of the Republican Party (GOP) for U.S. governor Mitt Romney is not well-versed in foreign policy - it is the opinion of Zbigniew Brzezinski, National Security Adviser under President Jimmy Carter (1977-1981).

Professor Brzezinski criticized Romney's qualifications in an interview given during the weekend, Bloomberg Television program "Political Capital with Al Hunt."

- If we take seriously what (Romney) said during his election campaign, we have every reason to worry. Perhaps he subscribes to the ideas of his Republican predecessor - said Brzezinski, have a currently tied with the Washington Centre for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS).

Political researcher pointed out that Romney have a surrounded by the international policy advisors from the previous administration of President George W. Bush. These are experts who recommended the invasion of Iraq under false pretenses, that the then-Iraqi dictator Saddam Hussein has acquired weapons of mass destruction and had contacts with al-Qaida.

The neoconservative advisers Romney's team include Robert Joseph, who as an adviser to the Bush White House has prepared an expert opinion, in which Saddam have been an accused of alleged attempts to acquire nuclear weapons.

Brzezinski also criticized Romney's statements, on Iran. According to political scientist they are "so nonchalant, yet so warlike, that one wonders whether he will feel bound by his rhetoric." In his campaign, Romney reiterates that the president will not allow Iran to prepare themselves with nuclear weapons, suggesting that this, use the power.

Commentators have also criticized Romney's recent speech, on Russia. GOP candidate, said that it is "unquestionably the number one geopolitical enemy of America."

According to Brzezinski, if Hillary Clinton persists - as announced - from the post of the secretary of state for a possible second term, President Barack Obama, it would be the best successor to Senator John Kerry, former Democratic candidate for president in 2004. As a good candidate, for foreign minister also mentioned on a former Republican Senator Chuck Hagel.

Brzezinski was also key words at President Obama, a supporter from the beginning. According to the professor, he does not use their deep understanding of foreign policy.

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