GOP contenders spar over Pakistan, fo...

GOP contenders spar over Pakistan, foreign aid at debate

There are 3 comments on the www.latimes.com story from Nov 12, 2011, titled GOP contenders spar over Pakistan, foreign aid at debate. In it, www.latimes.com reports that:

The Republican presidential rivals took on national security policy Saturday night in a South Carolina debate that saw the field splinter over how candidates would deal with Pakistan , foreign aid and waterboarding, but largely united in their view that President Obama has weakened the nation's standing in the world.

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Wall Street Government

Sebastian, FL

#1 Nov 13, 2011
Throughout the evening, the candidates faulted OBAMA for PLANNING to withdraw troops from Iraq by year’s end, argued that he had lowered America’s standing in the world, had betrayed the nation’s special relationship with Israel, and that he fundamentally does not understand or appreciate the nation's place in the world.

The DECISION to pull U.S. troops out of Iraq's cities on June 30 was made by IRAQI'S, not Americans. That's why the Iraqi government is holding a massive celebration to mark the redeployment as National Sovereignty Day. At the insistence of Iraqis, the Status of Forces Agreement, which was concluded late last year between the Iraqi government and the BUSH Administration, required that U.S. troops be out of Iraq's urban areas by June 30, 2009, and withdrawn from the country altogether by the END of 2011.

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Wall Street Government

Sebastian, FL

#2 Nov 13, 2011
Perry fought back on the debate stage Saturday, arguing that his decade-long tenure as governor of Texas, dealing with his state's border with Mexico, made him the most qualified on national security.
Huh?
We should hire the captain of the Titanic to supervise our Aircraft carriers.
Wall Street Government

Sebastian, FL

#3 Nov 13, 2011
Cain was also heavily scrutinized because he had previously made a number of erroneous and controversial statements – suggesting he would negotiate releasing detainees at Guantanamo Bay in exchange for a hypothetical Amerrican hostage, and saying that he worried China was seeking nuclear capabilities when it has had a nuclear arsenal for nearly half a century -- that showed his lack of foreign policy experience.

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