Magazine article The Spectator

Abroad

Magazine article The Spectator

Abroad

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President Obama and his Republican challenger Mitt Romney took part in their third and final TV debate before polling day in the US elections. The President said that his rival was wrong about everything on foreign policy, while Mr Romney said the US couldn't 'kill our way' out of the threat from al-Qa'eda. The polls continued to show the candidates neck and neck. The assassination of the head of Lebanon's security services sparked violent protests from those who detected the hand of President Assad's regime in Syria. Russia claimed that the Syrian rebels fighting President Assad's regime have US-made surface-to-air missiles, and demanded to know whether the US was supplying them with weapons.

There was another exchange of missiles between Israel and the Gaza Strip.

Seven members of Italy's Major Risks Committee were each jailed for six years for failing to predict the severity of an earthquake at L'Aquila in 2009. …

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