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Read Prof. Daniel Drezner's Foreign Policy Questions for US Presidential Candidates

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Daniel Drezner is Professor of International Politics at The Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy, Tufts University.

What's at Stake in the Last Debate

For President Obama and Republican Mitt Romney, the stakes could not be higher for Monday's debate. Here's what to expect:

Q: What do some academics think the candidates should be asked?

A: Daniel W. Drezner, a professor of international politics at the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy at Tufts University, writes that he assumes both candidates will say that U.S. foreign aid to the Middle East should be conditioned on increased democratization and respect for human rights. He wants to know: "How exactly would this policy apply to Saudi Arabia and the other Gulf sheikdoms ... and Israel's role in the occupied territories?"

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