Tuesday, July 26, 2016

These Are The National Security And Foreign Policy Positions Of Donald Trump And Hillary Clinton

Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump. Reuters

Jonathan Masters, Defense One: Here’s How Clinton and Trump Stack Up on National Security, Russia, ISIS and More

With foreign policy now central to the 2016 election, the Council on Foreign Relations offers this nonpartisan guide to the candidates’ positions on a range of issues.

Former U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton was a leading architect of the Obama administration’s strategic rebalance to Asia as well as the so-called “reset” in U.S. relations with Russia. Donald Trump is a prominent businessman and real estate mogul who has raised U.S. strength and competitiveness as chief issues and generated controversy over his views on immigration reform. Here’s where they both stand on national defense, China, Iran, ISIS, North Korea, Russia, immigration and Cuba.

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WNU Editor: I am surprised by Donald Trump's position on Cuba (he is in favour of opening trade and travel with Cuba) .... but otherwise no surprises here.

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