By Elise Viebeck - 10/07/12 11:29 PM EDT
President Obama's campaign is telling Mitt Romney to "bring it on" with his foreign policy address Monday.
In a prebuttal to Romney's speech, Obama campaign spokeswoman Lis Smith said the former governor "fails the commander-in-chief test" on "every measure."
"To date, all Mitt Romney has offered is bluster and platitudes," Smith said in a statement. "He's erratically shifted positions on every major foreign policy issue, including intervening in Libya, which he was against before he was for."
The former governor continues to receive mixed reviews on his foreign-policy abilities — delivering a widely-panned response to the Sept. 11 attack in Libya and gaffes during his trip abroad this summer.
In her statement, Smith defended Obama's record on fighting al-Qaeda, the progress of the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, and tackling "China's cheating" on trade.
Romney's campaign responded by saying Obama has weakened American influence "in every region of the world."
"Mitt Romney understands that a strong America is vital to ensuring peace and prosperity for our nation and our friends and allies," spokeswoman Amanda Henneberg said in a statement.
"American security and the cause of freedom cannot afford four more years like the last four years, and Mitt Romney will restore the bipartisan tradition of American leadership abroad that President Obama has not lived up to."