The spirited CNN debate hosted by The Heritage Foundation and the American Enterprise Institute provided a fantastic opportunity for Americans to hear from the presidential candidates about critical national security and foreign policy issues.

We have put together a Flickr gallery of photos from before, during, and after the debate for you to browse. Take a moment to watch the slideshow above and check back often as we continue to add more photos to this collection over the next few days.

And if you missed our exclusive behind-the-scenes video from the debate, take a moment to watch it below: