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Fact Check: Russia as geopolitical foe vs. threat

"A few months ago, when you were asked what’s the biggest geopolitical threat facing America, you said Russia." - President Obama

This is what Mitt Romney said in a March 26 interview with Wolf Blitzer of CNN:

"This is without question our No. 1 geopolitical foe. They fight for every cause for the world's worst actors. The idea that he has more flexibility in mind for Russia is very, very troubling indeed."