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      Poll: U.S. Not Assertive Enough?

      P oll: U.S. Not Assertive Enough?

      Mitt Romney says the risk of conflict in the Middle East has grown under President Barack Obama's leadership.

      The Republican presidential contender is calling for a "change of course" in the region.

      Romney assailed Obama's foreign policy in a speech Monday at the Virginia Military Institute in Lexington, Va. He had focused on the economy for much of the campaign is now seizing on foreign policy to help paint Obama as a weak leader who has limited America's influence on global affairs.

      Romney is calling for the U.S. to take a more assertive role in Syria. He also wants new conditions on aid to Egypt and would impose tighter sanctions on Iran.

      He says there is, "a longing for American leadership in the Middle East."

      Obama's campaign is dismissing the criticism, calling it an attempt to rewrite what they describe as Romney's record of foreign policy blunders.

      Tonight in the Daily Pulse we're wondering: Do you agree with Mitt Romney's comment that the U.S. needs to be more assertive in international relations? Yes or no? Why or why not?