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Robin Carnahan on War & Peace

 


No date for Afghan withdrawal, but no open-ended commitment

The two sides agreed on at least one thing: there should not at this time be a firm deadline for the withdrawal of troops from Afghanistan.

"The president made a huge mistake when he announced a date for withdrawal," Blunt said. "The world is a dangerous place."

Carnahan said that while there shouldn't be a date for withdrawal, there also should not be an open-ended commitment for troops.

Source: Springfield News-Leader on 2010 Missouri Senate debate Oct 15, 2010

Stand up to Iran and North Korea

Stand up to hostile regimes: The continued aggression and nuclear ambitions of regimes like Iran and North Korea must not be permitted. Robin believes all options should be on the table and supports strengthening economic sanctions and working closely with our allies to exert increasing pressure--diplomatically, economically, and politically--on these regimes to abandon their illicit nuclear programs and become legitimate members of the international community.
Source: Campaign website, www.robincarnahan.com, "Issues" Dec 25, 2009

Supports timetable for troop withdrawal from Afghanistan.

Carnahan supports the F2A survey question on cap-and-trade

Faith2Action.org is "the nation's largest network of pro-family groups." They provide election resources for each state, including Voter Guides and Congressional Scorecards excerpted here. The Faith2Action survey summarizes candidate stances on the following topic: 'Set a timetable for withdrawal of troops from Afghanistan '

Source: Faith2Action Survey 10-FF-q17 on Sep 19, 2010

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