Friday's global agenda: Obama seeks to make up lost foreign policy edge ahead of final debate

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He went on to mock Romney's poorly received trip abroad over the summer.

“Of course, world affairs are a challenge for every candidate. After — some of you guys remember, after my foreign trip in 2008, I was attacked as a celebrity because I was so popular with our allies overseas. And I have to say, I’m impressed with how well Governor Romney has avoided that problem.”


In other news

The CIA is seeking to expand its drone fleet, reports The Washington Post.

Diplomats from Bangladesh said today they would travel to Washington to meet with U.S. officials over the case of a student arrested Wednesday for allegedly trying to blow up the Federal Reserve. [Associated Press]

The Obama administration deserves some of the blame for Honduras's turn for the worse, argues Foreign Affairs.


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