Hinck said he also would be reluctant to commit troops abroad. "I think we've overextended. We've hurt our economy and we are not achieving the objectives" of current military operations.
Pollard said he would support providing arms to Syrian rebels, and also would consider airstrikes.
"I do believe we have a respond as the world only superpower to keep the peace in the world," he said. All four said they would work to reduce the nation's debt.
Dill said she would focus on military spending and regulation of Wall Street financial firms that helped cause the recession. "We had, basically, people looting our economy who haven't been held responsible," she said.
Dunlap said he would look at the Bush tax cuts, adding, "The deficit problems we have today are rooted in the growing inequality in the tax code."
Hinck said it will take both spending cuts and tax increases, but debt
A: There are three things we should be doing in Iraq. First, we must ensure that troop levels remain roughly where they are for the next 12-18 months to continue to help provide security and to continue training the Iraqi Security Forces. Second, during that same time period, we need to redouble our diplomatic efforts and expand the current coalition of nations supporting actions in Iraq to include all Western nations. Third, we must employ a second "surge" - not a military surge, but a "peace surge" - to include the deployment of the United States Peace Corps.
Q: Should the United States increase financial support for Afghanistan?
Q: Should the United States increase military support for Afghanistan?
Collins said she is one of 50 co-sponsors of a resolution that calls on the US to take the lead in exerting economic pressure on Iran to stop its nuclear weapon development. “This is not something the US can do alone,” she said.
Collins calls on the US to take the lead in exerting economic pressure on Iran to stop its nuclear weapon development. “This is not something the US can do alone,” she said.
A: In order to stop Islamic extremists, those terrorists who would seek to destroy America & our allies, we must do whatever it takes and we must not blink in making those tough decisions of where we go and even who we target.
Q: Is that a yes? That we have the right to go across the border?
A: I believe that America has to exercise all options in order to stop the terrorists who are hell bent on destroying America and our allies. We have got to have all options out there on the table. Iraq: Palin is generally supportive of America’s presence in Iraq, her 18-year-old son Track Palin is in the Army and is slotted to go to Iraq in September. Palin has also visited members of the Alaska National Guard in Kuwait.
|2012 Presidential contenders on War & Peace:|
Green: Dr.Jill Stein(MA)
Libertarian: Gov.Gary Johnson(NM)
Justice: Mayor Rocky Anderson(UT)
Constitution: Rep.Virgil Goode(VA)
Peace+Freedom: Roseanne Barr(HI)
Reform Party: André Barnett(NY)
AmericansElect: Gov.Buddy Roemer(LA)
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