Mitt Romney is easily influenced and highly malleable when it comes to foreign policy.

Taking a stand has never been Mitt Romney’s strong suit, and with foreign policy, he is proving no different. The same neoconservatives who were the architects of some of America’s worst foreign policy disasters are the ones who now influence Romney, Nation writer Ari Berman explains in this podcast, making Romney’s weakness of being so “malleable” regarding foreign policy particularly alarming.

Be sure to read Berman’s article in this week’s issue of The Nation, “Mitt Romney’s Neocon War Cabinet.”

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—Elizabeth Whitman