Is Russia really America's greatest geopolitical foe?

In the past few days it has become very fashionable to rehabilitate Mitt Romney's foreign affairs credentials, and to assert that he was "right" about Russia in the presidential foreign policy debates, and President Obama was wrong.

Dave Weigel at was one of the first out of the blocks.

There followed a The New Republicpiece in
and then yesterday evening The Daily Beast published a piece by Stuart Stevens

It is, superficially at least, an attractive argument.