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Where the presidential candidates stand on foreign policy


President Obama’s 2013 budget proposal calls for scaling back spending by $487 billion over 10 years; defense spending would continue to grow but at a slower rate. He would also refocus priorities from Europe to the AsiaPacific region.

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