Mitt Romney's Foreign Friends and Foes

See who is already in Romney's corner.

Friend: Israel - As election season officially kicks into high gear, BET.com takes a look at what international powers Mitt Romney will have in his corner if he wins the White House. ? Naeesa AzizAfter gaffes and jeers elsewhere, Romney was greeted with a standing ovation in Israel where he met with his old colleague Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and expressed his "passion and commitment" to protecting Israel. (Photo: Uriel Sinai/Getty Images)

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Friend: Israel - As election season officially kicks into high gear, BET.com takes a look at what international powers Mitt Romney will have in his corner if he wins the White House. — Naeesa AzizAfter gaffes and jeers elsewhere, Romney was greeted with a standing ovation in Israel where he met with his old colleague Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and expressed his "passion and commitment" to protecting Israel. (Photo: Uriel Sinai/Getty Images)

Tread Carefully - Romney's forays into foreign policy have not been successful. He had a few embarrassing moments during his summer tour of Europe and Israel, spoke too soon after the attack on the Libyan consulate and stumbled again on the issue during the second presidential debate. Will he put his foot in it by pushing issues on which he's not completely informed?    (Photo: Carsten Koall/Getty Images)

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Friend: Poland - Romney met with Polish Foreign Affairs Minister Radoslaw Sikorski while overseas and shared that he was inspired by "the path of freedom tread by the people of Poland." (Photo: Carsten Koall/Getty Images)

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Friend: Australia - Australian Foreign Minister Bob Carr likes Romney enough that he pulled the U.S. presidential hopeful aside and warned him that foreign leaders see “America in decline.”(Photo: Cole Bennetts/Getty Images)

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Friend: Australia - Australian Foreign Minister Bob Carr likes Romney enough that he pulled the U.S. presidential hopeful aside and warned him that foreign leaders see “America in decline.”(Photo: Cole Bennetts/Getty Images)

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Foe: Great Britain - Romney will have an uphill battle trying to win British hearts after a messy diplomatic visit."Our head is with Romney, but our heart is with Obama," a senior U.K. cabinet minister told the Huffington Post.(Photo:  Oli Scarff/Getty Images)

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Foe: Great Britain - Romney will have an uphill battle trying to win British hearts after a messy diplomatic visit."Our head is with Romney, but our heart is with Obama," a senior U.K. cabinet minister told the Huffington Post.(Photo:  Oli Scarff/Getty Images)

Foe: Palestinian Authority - Although its nearly impossible to be friends with both Israel and the Palestinian Authority, Romney drove the wedge in even further when he said the disparities between the two groups had "cultural roots," but made no mention of the Israeli occupation of the West Bank.(Photo: DAVID BUIMOVITCH/AFP/GettyImages)

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Foe: Palestinian Authority - Although its nearly impossible to be friends with both Israel and the Palestinian Authority, Romney drove the wedge in even further when he said the disparities between the two groups had "cultural roots," but made no mention of the Israeli occupation of the West Bank.(Photo: DAVID BUIMOVITCH/AFP/GettyImages)

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Foe: Iran - Never one to hold his tongue, Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad has made numerous comments expressing his distaste for Obama, calling him ?a new face but with the same intentions? as George W. Bush, ?which is deceiving world nations." (Photo: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

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Foe: Iran - It's not as if the U.S. and Iran are already on such great terms, but Romney may have a harder time coming to the bargaining table with the Middle Eastern power after making strong statements about the country's nuclear weapons program.(Photo: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Putin to Cooperate? - Showing his first sign of international compromise, Russian leader Putin revealed on Sept. 4 that he would “not rule out” backing military action if watertight proof justified using force and the U.N. Security Council approved the move.(Photo: Sang Tan - WPA Pool /Getty Images)

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Foe: Russia - Romney accused Russian president Vladmir Putin of reversing democratic gains and civil liberties in the country since taking office.(Photo:  Sang Tan - WPA Pool /Getty Images)

On the Fence: Japan  - While trying to applaud the resilience of the U.S. economy, Romney ended up slamming Japan and its current economic struggles."We are not Japan," Romney said. "We are not going to be a nation that suffers in decline and distress for a decade or a century. We're on the cusp of a very different economic future than the one people have seen over the past three years."(Photo: Tomohiro Ohsumi/Bloomberg via Getty Images)

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On the Fence: Japan - While trying to applaud the resilience of the U.S. economy, Romney ended up slamming Japan and its current economic struggles."We are not Japan," Romney said. "We are not going to be a nation that suffers in decline and distress for a decade or a century. We're on the cusp of a very different economic future than the one people have seen over the past three years."(Photo: Tomohiro Ohsumi/Bloomberg via Getty Images)