GOP Candidates Threaten Iran

    SPARTANBURG, SC - NOVEMBER 12:  Republican presidential candidates (L-R) businessman Herman Cain, former Massachusetts Governor Mitt Romney, former Speaker of the House Newt Gingrich (R-GA), and Texas Governor Rick Perry acknowledge audience prior to a presidential debate at Wofford College November 12, 2011 in Spartanburg, South Carolina. The debate was focused on national security and foreign policy.  (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

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    Iran got an earful from Republican presidential candidates last night, with Mitt Romney and Newt Gingrich both saying that they’d be open to using military force against Ahmadinejad’s nation if all else failed. Recent reports have pegged Iran as pursuing nuclear weapons. Herman Cain, for one, said he “would not entertain” military force in Iran. On Afghanistan, Romney attacked Obama’s troop withdrawal as overtly political, while Jon Huntsman said he supported an immediate pullout.

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