Romney Lays Out Plans for Syria, Obama Rebuts 'He Doesn't Have Different Ideas'

Obama says "we're doing exactly what we should be doing" in Syria.
3:00 | 10/22/12

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Transcript for Romney Lays Out Plans for Syria, Obama Rebuts 'He Doesn't Have Different Ideas'
Our objectives are to replace -- side. And to have in place a new government which is friendly to us a responsible government if possible. And I want to make sure they get arms and they have the arms necessary to defend themselves but also -- to remove remove -- -- But I do not want to see a military involvement on the part of a part of our troops what -- and this this isn't this is going to be necessary. We we have with our partners in the region we have a sufficient resources to support those groups but look that's been going on for years. This time that this should have been a time for American leadership we should have taken a leading role not militarily but a leading role organizationally governmental -- To bring together the parties -- to -- responsible parties it is you hear from intelligence sources even today. The the the insurgents are highly disparate they haven't come together they haven't formed a unity group a -- a council of some kind. That needs to happen American can't help that happen and we need to make sure they have the arms they need. To carry out the the very an important role which is getting rid of -- who would get a quick crisp. Monstrous laws because I want our -- I'll be there all be very quick. What you just heard governor Romney said there is he doesn't have different ideas. And that's because we're doing exactly what we should be doing. To try to promote. -- moderate Syrian. Leadership. And -- an effective transition so that we get us -- that's the kind of leadership we -- that's the kind of leadership will continue to show.

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