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Independences policies on foreign policy issues

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Foreign Policy  ›  Iran

Should the U.S. go to war with Iran?

  Public statementsNo

Foreign Policy  ›  Military Spending

Should the government increase or decrease military spending?

  Party’s support baseDecrease

Foreign Policy  ›  Torture

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

  Public statementsNo, torture is inhumane, unethical, and violates the 8th amendment

Foreign Policy  ›  Syrian Refugees

Should the U.S. accept refugees from Syria?

  Public statementsYes

  Party’s support baseYes, but only accept families (no single Muslim men)

Foreign Policy  ›  Terrorism

Should foreign terrorism suspects be given constitutional rights?

  Party’s support baseNo, they should be tried in military tribunals but not subject to torture

  Party’s support baseYes


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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  ›  ISIS Ground Troops

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

  Public statementsNo, not until they attack us on U.S. soil

Foreign Policy  ›  War on ISIS

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

  Public statementsNo, not until they attack us on U.S. soil