A new CBS News poll, just out, looked at the candidates and foreign policy.
Obama leads Romney 50-41% among likely voters on the question of who would do a better job on foreign policy. Likely voters also viewed Obama as stronger on terrorism and security, the poll, taken October 17-20, said: 49% said Obama would do a better job, and 42% said Romney would. On US policy toward Iran, Obama edged Romney 46% to 43%.
On US policy toward China, the candidates are even at 44%.
And on Israel, Romney has an edge, with 46% to Obama’s 42%.
In its overall presidential polling, CBS has Obama ahead 48% to 46%.