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Barack Obama, Mitt Romney,

As Americans ponder which U.S. presidential candidate they should vote for on November 6, people of the Middle East are also wondering which man – sitting Democratic President Barack Obama or his Republican challenger, former governor Mitt Romney – will make the bigger difference for their part of the world.  Here’s how the candidates have weighed in on the main issues.

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Cecily Hilleary

Cecily began her reporting career in the 1990s, covering US Middle East policy for Dubai-TV English. She has lived and/or worked in the Middle East, North Africa and Gulf regions, consulting and producing for several regional radio and television networks and production houses, including MBC, Al-Arabiya, the former Emirates Media Incorporated and Al-Ikhbaria. She brings to VOA and MEV a keen understanding of the region's top social, cultural and political issues.

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