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Strengthen military to deal with Iran

In foreign relations, these last 8 years, we lost respect among allies, enabling the rise and expansion of extreme ideologies. Given what is taking place in Iran, the lack of emphasis on our military strength is leading to an escalation in nuclear weapons and the expansion of terrorism."
Source: 2018 Indiana Senatorial website MarkHurt.com , Oct 15, 2017

We lost allies' respect, enabling rise of extreme ideologies

Hurt states: "In foreign relations, these last 8 years, we lost respect among allies, enabling the rise and expansion of extreme ideologies. Given what is taking place in Iran, the lack of emphasis on our military strength is leading to an escalation in nuclear weapons and the expansion of terrorism."

Hurt noted nearly 80% of the business profits flowing into Iran after the lifting of sanctions flows to companies and subsidiaries owned and managed by the Ayatollah and Iranian Revolutionary Guard. Hurt noted that Russia's recent delivery of surface to air missile systems emplaced around the Iranian uranium enrichment facility, the increased Cyberattacks by both the Peoples Republic of China and Russia, the Russian expansion of military bases near large oil reserves in the Arctic, the attacks in the Ukraine and the positioning of Russian and Iranian tanks just above Israel's northern border are disturbing and potentially destabilizing.

Source: 2018 Indiana Senate race website, MarkHurt.org , Mar 3, 2017

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