Today on, Samuel Goldman and Daniel Larison analyzed Romney’s statements on Iran, Israel, and South Africa. Larison also contemplated Romney’s Russia policy, his perfunctory treatment of Mali, and the American public’s disinclination towards further involvement in Arab uprisings.

Jordan Bloom analyzed Romney’s statements on aid to Pakistan, while Scott McConell observed the candidates’ preoccupation with Israel.

Eve Tushnet found that Humphrey Bogart could teach the Washington media establishment a thing or two about journalistic ethics, and Alan Jacobs wrote about his favorite Dickens novel.