By Julian Pecquet - 09/28/12 06:45 PM EDT
“The president has said point-blank American policy is not a matter of containment, it is a matter of prevention,” Kerry said. Iran “will not have the ability to make a bomb. And the president is prepared to back that up. So, there is no gap here.”
Romney accused Obama during his acceptance speech for the GOP nomination in Tampa, Fla., last month of “throwing allies like Israel under the bus.” He and other Republicans, including House Majority Leader Eric Cantor (R-Va.), have since repeated the line, hoping to hurt Obama on national security and with Jewish voters ahead of the November election.