9:54 p.m.: "I don't want to be nation-building in southwest Asia when there is so much to do here," Huntsman said.
9:55 p.m.: "If I am president, I will inform myself based on the experiences of our people on the ground," Romney said. "But, I don't want to do anything to put into jeopardy our successes."
9:56 p.m.: "I think we are asking the wrong questions," Gingrich said. "You have a region-wide crisis which we've been mismanaging and misunderstanding as a military problem. I think we need a fundamentally new strategy for the region...but it is not a primarily military issue."
9:57 p.m.: Santorum said he would not send troops back into Iraq, and that the country needs a leader with vision for the region.
10:00 p.m.: "I would send troops back into Iraq," Perry said. "The idea we allow the Iranians to come back into Iraq...with all the blood and money we've spent there so the president can kowtow to his liberal friends..." is a poor idea.
10:01 p.m.: Romney said a trigger for sending troops back in would be "a very high hurdle," with significant American interests at stake, and would require greater communication between the president and the American people. "The president didn't do that with Libya, he didn't do that anywhere."
10:02 p.m.: "I don't want Iran to get a nuclear weapon. We would have saved ourselves a lot of grief if we went to war through the proper manner...but we went into Afghanistan, we went into Iraq, and now we went into Pakistan. Now they want to go into Syria," Paul, on his foreign policy views. "Sanctions always lead up to war, and this just pushed Iran into the Chinese hands. This will have a lot of consequences."
10:04 p.m.: "The Iranian people have taken to the streets repeatedly to overthrow their government...and [the president] tacitly supported the results of the election" of Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, Santorum said, adding, "Obviously, a Chicago politician."
--Brandon De Hoyos, Guide to IM