Instead of criticizing Sanders’ “inexperience,” we should “be questioning why any of the candidates of either party are employing the same old foreign policy advisers—many of whom not only supported the Iraq war but every disastrous military intervention since,” argues Trevor Timm, executive director of the Freedom of the Press Foundation, at The Guardian
There’s little difference between Clinton’s foreign policy proposals and those of the Republican candidates “besides a few rhetorical flourishes,” Timm continues. “These are the same people who now think that yet another regional war will somehow fix the chaos in the Middle East”...
Some commenters have criticized Bernie for not explicitly stating his foreign policy and war positions, but I think his record puts him clearly in the war-as-a-last-resort camp, and the no-unnecessary-wars camp as well.
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