Obama: Russia Is 'a Problem,' But Not Number One Threat to US

The president responds to Mitt Romney's claim that Russia is America's number one geopolitical foe.
3:00 | 03/25/14

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The light of recent. Developments. Do you think Mitt Romney had a point when he said it's. Russia is America's biggest. Geo political -- if not Russia who the truth the matter is that. -- America's got a whole lot of challenges. -- Is. A regional power. That is threatening some of its immediate neighbors. Not on the strength but out of weeks. Ukraine. Has been a country in which Russia had enormous influence. For decades sense the breakup of the Soviet given the fact that Russia felt compelled to go win militarily and laid bare. These violations of international law. Indicates. Less -- not more. Russia's actions -- -- problem. They don't -- the number one national security threat to the United States. I continue to be much more concerned. When it comes to our security. With the prospect. A nuclear weapon going off in Manhattan.

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