According to the New York Times/CBS News poll released on Friday, the re-election possibility of President Obama seems to be more potential now when compared to the past months. Mitt Romney campaign seems to have no clear vision. Mitt Romney is failing to be the winner.
It doesn’t matter whether Barack Obama or Mitt Romney wins. US Government foreign policy towards Turkey won’t change. Obama or Romney, he will enjoy the same topics. In spite of the rise and fall in relationship, the partnership between two countries are strong .In other words it must be strong because of Turkey’s geostrategic importance. President Obama still disapproves propositions that the United States will build safe zones inside Syria. He’s also contrary to military assistance to the rebels. On the other hand, Romney puts forward that the United States had better take a much more dynamic role. There has been a firm belief in Turkey that Obama will become active after the elections but I do not believe Obamas’s approach towards Syria will change and I don’t think Washington will get involved in another Middle East issue just because of public pressure.
What about policies in which Obama and Romney differ? In accordance with Romney, Russian Federation is America’s number 1 geopolitical opposition. It’s known that he wants to take a hard-line position on Moscow in nuclear reduction talks. On Iran and Israel, Romney has also staked out an attitude which appears to admit Israel’s edges. Naturally, both campaigners are against a nuclear Iran. Merely it’s clear that the Romney camp is much more hawkish when it concerns apply of military group to cease Iran from getting “nuclear capability.”
The White House attitude is that the United States will keep Iran away from “getting a nuclear weapon system,”. The Romney camp has also been much louder than Obama in its backup of Israel’s right to fend for itself. For Obama, it’s no secret that an Israeli strike on Iran’s atomic installations would be a terrifying situation scenario, particularly if this occurs before the elections. The neocons within the Romney camp do not have much faith in diplomacy with Iran. And on China, Romney declared he wanted to announce China a currency manipulator.
The problem is that Romney is only a campaigner who makes speeches. He can afford to tell certain things on the campaign and to exchange his opinion about them when he is elected and briefed by professionals. But then, there has been nothing predestined about United States policy alternatives.
Briefly, Turkey and the U.S. will forever find formulas to keep their strategic partnership.