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Kyrsten Sinema on War & Peace

 

 


2002: Bush's movement to wage war in Iraq was unjustified

Like all Americans, September 11th was a day I will never forget.

Within a few days, President Bush had made statements that I felt polarized our world and pushed away those who sought to join us in grieving. As he began to talk about war, a small group of Phoenicians began to organize. The group started meeting regularly, and we eventually formed a coalition called Arizona Alliance for Peaceful Justice. Our reason for existence was simple: to advocate for a diplomatic solution to the problems facing us and prevent, as much as possible, any war that would hurt civilians and the innocent. While we very strongly supported efforts to find and root out terrorism, we were worried that President Bush's movement to wage war in Iraq was unjustified, based on false information, and bad for our country and our world.

Source: Unite and Conquer, by Kyrsten Sinema, p. 43-44 , Jul 1, 2009

Opposes combat operations in Afghanistan.

Sinema opposes the PVS survey question on Afghanistan

Project Vote Smart infers candidate issue stances on key topics by summarizing public speeches and public statements. Congressional candidates are given the opportunity to respond in detail; about 11% did so in the 2012 races.

Project Vote Smart summarizes candidate stances on the following topic: 'Afghanistan: Do you support United States' combat operations in Afghanistan?'

Source: Project Vote Smart 12-PVS-q17 on Aug 30, 2012

Ground troops plus drone strikes to destroy ISIL.

Sinema co-sponsored H.R.4869

Source: Comprehensive Strategy to Destroy ISIL Act 16-HR4869 on Mar 23, 2016

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