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Al Gore on War & Peace
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    Balkans

  • Maintain presence in Balkans; Bush would destabilize NATO. (Oct 2000)
  • Military’s role is nation building in Balkans and elsewhere. (Oct 2000)
  • Genocide is a strategic interest & warrants intervention. (Oct 2000)
  • Bosnia: Be proud that we stopped ethnic cleansing. (Oct 2000)
  • Russians won’t ask Milosevic to step down. (Oct 2000)
  • Will decide about Milosevic based on 24 years of experience. (Oct 2000)
  • US must support Serbia in kicking out Milosevic. (Oct 2000)
  • Supported early action in Bosnia; no “Vietnam syndrome”. (Mar 2000)
  • Serbs committing crimes against humanity. (May 1999)
  • Ethnic cleansing means mass murder and we will stop it. (Apr 1999)
  • Moral interests apply to all; NATO can act on it here. (Apr 1999)
  • Ignoring Milosevic destabilizes Europe & world justice. (Apr 1999)
  • Moral interests dictate that we fight Milosevic’s evil. (Apr 1999)
  • Bomb until Serb forces withdraw & refugees return. (Apr 1999)

    Mideast

  • Palestine: Arafat should restrain protest violence. (Oct 2000)
  • Iraq: Support opposition to overthrow Saddam. (Oct 2000)
  • US bonds with Israel endure; we should broker. (Oct 2000)
  • Don’t let OPEC take advantage of Americans. (Sep 2000)
  • Israel: support full UN participation. (May 2000)
  • Iraq: support Saddam’s opposition, until he’s gone. (May 2000)
  • Committed to the survival & security of Israel. (Mar 2000)
  • Supported Gulf War; costs of war less than alternative. (Mar 2000)
  • New technologies will reduce dependence on foreign oil. (Mar 2000)
  • Supported continuing 1998 air strikes in Iraq. (Dec 1998)
  • Supported Bush’s 1991 bombing of Iraq. (Dec 1998)
Alan Keyes on War & Peace
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  • Respond to facts, not Serb intentions. (Dec 1999)
  • Kosovo sets precedent for more future intervention. (Jun 1999)
  • NATO strategy against civilians is terrorism. (Jun 1999)
  • “Ends justify the means” is the path to evil. (Jun 1999)
  • Kosovo not based on human rights policy nor precedent. (Apr 1999)
  • Support Israel on moral grounds, not economic nor strategic. (May 1996)
  • Bosnian intervention MUST be approved by Congress. (Nov 1995)
Bill Bradley on War & Peace
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  • Rely on UN peacekeepers when no vital US interest. (Aug 2000)
  • Ask OPEC for more oil production. (Mar 2000)
  • Iraq: Isolate Saddam diplomatically; loosen grip on oil. (Jan 2000)
  • Should have foreseen & prevented Yugoslav actions. (May 1999)
  • Against intervention. (Apr 1999)
  • Establish exit strategy to avoid quagmire. (Mar 1999)
Bill Clinton on War & Peace
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  • Support Wye River Accords & other peace talks. (Dec 2000)
  • Combat terrorism; contain Iraq; develop oil. (Dec 2000)
  • Kosovo: led NATO alliance to end ethnic cleansing. (Dec 2000)
Colin Powell on War & Peace
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  • Support Iraqi opposition while maintaining sanctions. (Feb 2)
  • US need not choose between Israel & Arabs. (Nov 1995)
  • US has always stood with Israel; and will continue to do so. (Nov 1995)
  • Lebanon: providing “presence” not sufficient basis. (Jan 1995)
  • Unapologetic about not taking Baghdad; result spread peace. (Jan 1995)
  • Air strikes can’t guarantee changes; only ground troops can. (Jan 1995)
  • When I hear “limited” & “surgical”, I head for the bunker. (Jan 1995)
  • Predicted Saddam’s mischief in 1994. (Jan 1995)
Dan Quayle on War & Peace
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  • Should have negotiated Kosovo; no US peacekeeping troops. (Jun 1999)
  • Kosovo: Wrong war in the wrong place. (May 1999)
  • Our Kosovo role: bring combatants together, not wage war. (May 1999)
  • Stay out of Yugoslavia’s civil war. (Apr 1999)
Dick Cheney on War & Peace
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  • Need leadership and trust to make progress in Mideast. (Oct 2000)
  • Serbs deserve credit - Russia and US should support them. (Oct 2000)
  • US too soft on Iraq. (Sep 2000)
  • Iran: against sanctions; makes oil deals there. (Jul 2000)
  • Gulf War results: stable Arabs; secure Israel; confident US. (Apr 1991)
  • Critical of Israeli policy which opposes US interests. (Jul 1989)
  • Supports balance in supplying arms to both Israel & Arabs. (Jul 1989)
  • Supported 1986 Libya bombing. (Jul 1989)
  • Israel: Displeased with 1982 invasion of Lebanon. (Jul 1989)
  • Outraged that Israel spied on US in 1980s. (Jul 1989)
  • Mideast peace process must include Palestinian statehood. (Jul 1989)
  • Opposed ground troops in Bosnia. (Jan 1997)
Donald Rumsfeld on War & Peace
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  • Balkans shows that NATO needs to upgrade. (Feb 3)
Donald Trump on War & Peace
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  • Use force to stop North Korean nuke development. (Jul 2000)
  • Support Israel, our unsinkable Mideast aircraft carrier. (Jul 2000)
  • No humanitarian intervention; only to direct threats. (Jul 2000)
Elizabeth Dole on War & Peace
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  • Too many politicians made responses too slow. (May 1999)
  • We must win, even if it takes ground troops. (Apr 1999)
  • Use ground troops if needed to push back Milosevic. (Apr 1999)
  • We must stop a threat to peace and progress. (Apr 1999)
  • Use military force when US “national values” at stake. (Apr 1999)
Gary Bauer on War & Peace
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  • Stand with Israel: enough sacrifice already. (Jan 2000)
  • Withdraw ground troops; insist on US command. (Jan 2000)
  • No vital US interests in Kosovo. (Dec 1999)
  • Mideast: Bring message of freedom to Arab world. (Apr 1998)
George Bush Sr. on War & Peace
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  • 1991: “All means necessary” to expel Saddam from Kuwait. (Dec 2000)
  • Invaded Panama in 1989 to force Noriega from power. (Dec 2000)
  • No loans to Israel until West Bank settlements stop. (Mar 1992)
  • Avoided “mission creep” in not attacking Baghdad. (Feb 1991)
  • Force the Butcher of Baghdad to end the Rape of Kuwait. (Jan 1991)
George W. Bush on War & Peace
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  • Bomb Iraq routinely to enforce no-fly zone. (Feb 16)
  • $4M for Iraqi opposition to work inside Iraq. (Feb 2)

    Balkans

  • Focus on core mission by removing US troops from Balkans. (Oct 2000)
  • Revise NATO; US out of Balkans; Europeans in. (Oct 2000)
  • NATO: Europeans provide troops; US provides support only. (Oct 2000)
  • Bush wants Europeans in Balkans; they’re already there. (Oct 2000)
  • Harming NATO is a strategic interest & warrants intervention. (Oct 2000)
  • After U.S. victory, Europeans should keep peace in Serbia. (Oct 2000)
  • Replace US troops with European troops in Balkans. (Oct 2000)
  • Let Russians convince Milosevic to step down. (Oct 2000)
  • Pull US troops out of Balkans; and pay them more. (Aug 2000)
  • No deadline for removing troops from Kosovo. (May 2000)
  • Supported intervention & ground troops; but without UN. (Apr 2000)
  • Be suspicious of agreement until Serbs gone & Kosovars home. (Jun 1999)
  • Timetable for US peacekeepers to hand over to Europeans. (Jun 1999)

    Mideast

  • Arafat should limit protests; terrorists should pay a price. (Oct 2000)
  • Iraq: Rebuild coalition to pressure Saddam. (Oct 2000)
  • Reach out to moderate Arab nations. (Oct 2000)
  • Israel’s capital should be in Jerusalem. (Aug 2000)
  • Israel: America should be a stronger friend. (May 2000)
  • Pressure Saudis to keep oil prices low. (Jan 2000)
Harry Browne on War & Peace
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  • Israel: stop arming their neighbors, but end foreign aid too. (Sep 2000)
  • US should not be involved in Kosovo at all. (Jan 2000)
  • Feel moral imperative? Do it, but don’t force others to. (Jun 1999)
  • We bomb for morality; can US get bombed for immorality? (Jun 1999)
  • If Milosevic is a threat, post a bounty for his death. (Jun 1999)
  • Bombing doesn’t work; US intervention doesn’t work. (May 1999)
  • Undeclared wars are unconstitutional. (May 1999)
  • Under no conditions should US be in former Yugoslavia. (May 1996)
Hillary Clinton on War & Peace
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  • Urged President to veto UN condemnation of Israel. (Oct 2000)
  • Cut off US aid if Palestine declares a state unilaterally. (Oct 2000)
  • Returned money from organization associated with terrorists. (Oct 2000)
  • Focuses on increasing relationship between US and Israel. (Oct 2000)
  • US should have vetoed biased anti-Israel UN resolution. (Oct 2000)
  • Pollard committed a crime, but use of secret evidence unfair. (Sep 2000)
  • Support Israel in finding a safe and secure peace. (May 2000)
  • Extend peace treaties to Palestinians, Syrians & Lebanese. (Nov 1999)
  • Yugoslav involvement good on both moral & strategic grounds. (Oct 2000)
  • Urged president to bomb Serbians. (Dec 1999)
  • Kosovo’s unified message: We will not turn away. (Jun 1999)
Howard Phillips on War & Peace
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  • US out of Kosovo. (Jan 2000)
  • Kosovo war unconstitutional. (Sep 1999)
Jesse Ventura on War & Peace
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  • We need Saddam as the bad guy in oil disputes. (Jan 1999)
Jimmy Carter on War & Peace
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  • Oversaw Camp David accord: peace between Egypt & Israel. (Dec 2000)
  • Iranian hostages clouded 1980; made deal for release. (Dec 2000)
John Ashcroft on War & Peace
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    No stance on record.
John Hagelin on War & Peace
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  • Ease off Iraq; maintain Israeli peace process. (Jan 2000)
  • Ground troops out of Kosovo. (Jan 2000)
  • “Coherence-creation” via meditation would reduce stress. (Apr 1999)
John McCain on War & Peace
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  • Kosovo an example of feckless photo-op foreign policy. (Dec 1999)
  • Fighting was based on polls and photo-ops. (Nov 1999)
  • Important to win, important for US to be superpower. (Jun 1999)
  • Distrust Milosevic, and Verify. (Jun 1999)
  • Authorize Clinton to send in ground troops. (May 1999)
  • Supported deployment in Bosnia; supports it in Kosovo. (Apr 1999)
  • Higher price for security due to earlier idle threats. (Apr 1999)
  • Palestine: Against declaration of statehood. (Feb 1999)
Noam Chomsky on War & Peace
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  • US chartered UN & must follow UN decisions on Iraq. (Jul 1999)
  • Nicaragua: US destroyed Sandanistas & real hope for reform. (Jan 1991)
  • Vietnam War about destroying “virus” of independence from US. (Jan 1991)
  • Israeli nukes should preclude foreign aid. (Jan 1991)
  • Gulf War: US refused diplomacy & forced violence in Iraq. (Jan 1991)
  • Panama: Noriega’s crime was independence, not drugs. (Jan 1991)
  • Gulf War had nothing to do with principles. (Jan 1991)
  • Peace process ignores non-US-approved efforts. (Jan 1991)
Pat Buchanan on War & Peace
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  • Doesn’t matter to US whose flag flies over Jerusalem. (Oct 2000)
  • Iraq: end sanctions that kill kids, or pay price later. (Mar 2000)
  • Israel: Provide for self-defense, but concede land for peace. (Oct 1999)
  • Palestine: a flag, a land, a capital in Jerusalem. (Oct 1999)
  • Iran & Iraq: Abandon dual containment strategy. (Oct 1999)
  • Israeli lobby should not dominate Mideast policy. (Sep 1999)
  • Casualties “in the service of the UN” breaches sovereignty. (Aug 1995)
  • Israelis are our friends; but must bear some responsibility. (Oct 2000)
  • Kuwait War benefited Iran; not US. (Oct 1999)

    Balkans

  • In long term, Serbs & Kosovars & Albanians will resent US. (Mar 2000)
  • Balkan policy is a neo-imperialist failure. (Mar 2000)
  • End sanctions that hurt innocent Serbs. (Dec 1999)
  • Balkans: Let Europe police their own backyard. (Oct 1999)
  • We attacked Yugoslav territory without Congress’ approval. (Oct 1999)
  • Kosovo conflict is illegal and unconstitutional. (Jun 1999)
  • Prefers “least-bad peace” patrolled by Europeans & locals. (Jun 1999)
  • Intervention causes the disaster we sought to avoid. (Jun 1999)
  • No vital US interests; no right of US attack. (Jun 1999)
  • War in Yugoslavia is none of our business. (May 1999)
  • NATO should not be the air arm of the KLA. (May 1999)
Ralph Nader on War & Peace
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  • Wage peace and anticipate conflicts abroad. (Oct 2000)
  • Should have anticipated Yugoslav breakup by “waging peace”. (Jul 2000)
  • Forget “hot spots”; ask “How did we get into this?”. (Jun 2000)
  • Iraq: Trade sanctions strengthen Saddam. (May 2000)
  • Bosnia: Force acceptable to help against mass slaughter. (Oct 1996)
Rev. Jesse Jackson on War & Peace
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  • Met with Milosevic to negotiate release of captured airmen. (Apr 1999)
  • Endorsed self-determination for Palestinians. (Jul 1991)
  • Got US POW released from Syria in 1984. (Jul 1991)
  • Talk with all 22 nations in the Middle East. (Jul 1984)
Ronald Reagan on War & Peace
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  • Grenada invasion: deter Soviets & Cubans. (Dec 2000)
  • Invaded Grenada right after Beirut bombing. (Oct 1983)
Ross Perot on War & Peace
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  • Orchestrated rescue mission to free EDS staff jailed in Iran. (Jul 1996)
  • Tried for 20 years to find MIAs and POWs in Vietnam. (Jul 1996)
  • Surgical strikes against tyrants. (Nov 1992)
Rudy Giuliani on War & Peace
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  • Iraq: More inspections; counter OPEC’s oil production cuts. (Feb 2000)
Steve Forbes on War & Peace
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  • Premature agreement with Syria could hurt Israeli security. (Jan 2000)
  • Syria: End support of terrorism to qualify for US funds. (Jan 2000)
  • Arming intended victims would have avoided Bosnia & Kosovo. (Dec 1999)
  • Iran: More spies, pro-democracy, & bio-terror defense. (Nov 1999)
  • Allow full use of airpower; arm Kosovars; help refugees. (Jun 1999)
  • Supports bombing; supports arming the Kosovars. (Mar 1999)
  • Israel: Official support for Palestine jeopardizes security. (May 1998)
  • Iraq: Assist Iraqi opposition in removing Saddam. (May 1998)
  • Palestine: No peace, no money. (Sep 1997)

                                                                                                                                                                               
  


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