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Katherine Harris on Foreign Policy

Republican Representative (FL-13)


Don't negotiate bilaterally with terrorists like North Korea

Q: How far are you willing to go to confront North Korea?

NELSON: The US has got to do everything possible to stop the continued nuclear program, through diplomacy particularly via China and South Korea.

HARRIS: Clearly, nuclear North Korea would be a danger to us. We will not negotiate bilaterally with terrorists. The former administration did so, and it was a failed strategy. North Korea needs to know that they are on notice. But at the end of the day, all options are on the table.

Q: At what point should we consider a military option?

NELSON: We don't want to have to use that option, because they have a million-man army. You do want to keep it on the table.

HARRIS: If the sanctions fail and none of the economic options work, the final military option would be at stake. But we have a long way to go.

Source: FL 2006 Senate Debate moderated by PBS' Linda O'Brien Oct 23, 2006

Voted NO on deterring foreign arms transfers to China.

To authorize measures to deter arms transfers by foreign countries to the People's Republic of China, A YES vote would grant the President the ability to place sanctions on any individual or country that violates the arms embargo, including:
Reference: East Asia Security Act; Bill HR 3100 ; vote number 2005-374 on Jul 14, 2005

Voted YES on reforming the UN by restricting US funding.

To reform the United Nations, by limiting the US contribution to the UN by up to one-half by the year 2007, if the following reforms are not made:
Reference: United Nations Reform Act; Bill HR 2745 ; vote number 2005-282 on Jun 17, 2005

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