- Frida Ghitis: Syria is the most urgent foreign policy issue facing next US president
- Both candidates' positions have left more questions than answers, Ghitis writes
Frida Ghitis is a world affairs columnist for The Miami Herald and World Politics Review, and a former CNN producer and correspondent. Follow her @FridaGhitis. The opinions expressed in this commentary are hers.
(CNN)When the next president of the United States sits down in the Oval Office, she or he will confront the most urgent item on America's -- and the world's -- foreign policy agenda: what to do about the crisis in Syria. Considering how crucial that issue is, you would think that by now we would know where the candidates stand. Yet after Tuesday's vice presidential debate, we are left with an even murkier picture than before.