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Dwight D. Eisenhower’s policies on foreign policy issues

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Foreign Policy  ›  Iran

Should the U.S. go to war with Iran?

  Dwight D. Eisenhower voterbaseNo, the U.S. should encourage Iran to disarm through diplomatic channels

Foreign Policy  ›  Mandatory Military Service

Should every 18 year old citizen be required to provide at least one year of military service?

  Dwight D. Eisenhower voterbaseNo, service should be a choice instead of an obligation

Foreign Policy  ›  United Nations

Should the U.S. remain in the United Nations?

  Dwight D. Eisenhower voterbaseYes, but scale back our current involvement

Foreign Policy  ›  Foreign Elections

Should the government attempt to influence foreign elections?

  Dwight D. Eisenhower voterbaseNo, and we should not try to influence any other country’s elections or policy

Foreign Policy  ›  Israel Boycott

Should it be illegal to join a boycott of Israel?

  Dwight D. Eisenhower voterbaseNo, this is a violation of free speech


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Foreign Policy  ›  NATO

Should the U.S. remain in NATO?

  Dwight D. Eisenhower voterbaseYes, but NATO should focus more on counter-terrorism strategies

Foreign Policy  ›  Military Spending

Should the government increase or decrease military spending?

  Dwight D. Eisenhower voterbaseDecrease

Foreign Policy  ›  Torture

Should the military be allowed to use enhanced interrogation techniques, such as waterboarding, to gain information from suspected terrorists?

  Dwight D. Eisenhower voterbaseYes, but only as a last resort

Foreign Policy  ›  Israel

Should the U.S. continue to support Israel?

  Dwight D. Eisenhower voterbaseYes, but respect Israel’s sovereignty and do not dictate how it should interact with its neighbors

Foreign Policy  ›  Soleimani

Do you support the killing of Iranian Major General Qassem Soleimani?

  Dwight D. Eisenhower voterbaseYes, Iran has supported ISIS and their actions continue to destabilize the Middle East

Foreign Policy  ›  Yemen

Should the U.S. provide military aid to Saudi Arabia during its conflict with Yemen?

  Dwight D. Eisenhower voterbaseNo, we should stay out of conflicts that are not an immediate threat to our security

Foreign Policy  ›  North Korea Military Strikes

Should the U.S. conduct military strikes against North Korea in order to destroy their long-range missile and nuclear weapons capabilities?

  Public statementsNo

Foreign Policy  ›  Foreign Aid

Should the US increase or decrease foreign aid spending?

  Dwight D. Eisenhower voterbaseDecrease, until we drastically reduce our national budget deficit

Foreign Policy  ›  Syrian Refugees

Should the U.S. accept refugees from Syria?

  Dwight D. Eisenhower voterbaseYes, but only after extensive background checks and continuous monitoring to ensure they have no terrorist connections

Foreign Policy  ›  Terrorism

Should foreign terrorism suspects be given constitutional rights?

  Dwight D. Eisenhower voterbaseNo, they are not U.S. citizens and do not have constitutional rights

Foreign Policy  ›  ISIS Ground Troops

Should the U.S. send ground troops into Syria to fight ISIS?

  Dwight D. Eisenhower voterbaseNo, conduct targeted airstrikes instead

Foreign Policy  ›  Drones

Should the military fly drones over foreign countries to gain intelligence and kill suspected terrorists?

  Dwight D. Eisenhower voterbaseYes, but only with permission from the country in question

Foreign Policy  ›  Afghanistan

Should the United States pull all military troops out of Afghanistan?

  Dwight D. Eisenhower voterbaseYes

Foreign Policy  ›  War on ISIS

Should the U.S. formally declare war on ISIS?

  Dwight D. Eisenhower voterbaseNo, we should not legitimize ISIS as a sovereign entity

Foreign Policy  ›  Cuba

Do you support President Obama’s move to lift the trade and travel embargo on Cuba?

  Dwight D. Eisenhower voterbaseYes

Foreign Policy  ›  Ukraine

Should the U.S. provide military assistance to defend Ukraine from Russia?

  Dwight D. Eisenhower voterbaseNo, we should stay out of conflicts that do not directly threaten us

Foreign Policy  ›  NATO

Should the U.S. defend other NATO countries that maintain low military defense budgets relative to their GDP?

  Party’s support baseNo

Foreign Policy  ›  NSA Surveillance

Should the U.S. continue NSA surveillance of its allies?

  Dwight D. Eisenhower voterbaseNo, spying on our allies severely damages our reputation abroad

Foreign Policy  ›  Russian Airstrikes in Syria

Should the U.S. prevent Russia from conducting airstrikes in Syria?

  Dwight D. Eisenhower voterbaseNo, we should coordinate with Russia to take out ISIS

Foreign Policy  ›  India Arms

Should the U.S. sell military weapons to India in order to counter Chinese and Russian influence?

  Party’s support baseYes

Foreign Policy  ›  Jerusalem

Should Jerusalem be recognized as the capital of Israel?

  Dwight D. Eisenhower voterbaseYes, foreign governments should recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel

Foreign Policy  ›  Hong Kong Fugitive Extradition

Should the Chinese government be able to extradite fugitives from Hong Kong?

  Dwight D. Eisenhower voterbaseNo

Foreign Policy  ›  F-35

Should the government cancel production of the F-35 fighter?

  Dwight D. Eisenhower voterbaseNo