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Nikki Haley on Foreign Policy

 

 


Call out the UN when they bully Israel

Q: You said in the wake of the criticism of President Trump's decision to recognize Jerusalem as Israel's capital, that "Over many years, the UN has outrageously been at the world's foremost centers of hostility towards Israel. The UN has done much more damage to the prospects for Middle East peace than to advance them." Why was that helpful?

HALEY: Because it's the facts. I want the Security Council and all of the international community to understand, when you bully Israel, you are not helping the peace process. So when we see it, we call them out on it.

Q: Would you veto a resolution to condemn the president's move in the Security Council?

HALEY: Oh, I would have a strong reaction to that. We have the right to do whatever we want in terms of where we put our embassies. We don't need other countries telling us what's right and wrong. What I have always said is, "if we are honest, if we tell the truth, that's when peace comes." And this was the president telling the world the truth.

Source: Fox News Sunday 2017 interviews of 2020 hopefuls , Dec 10, 2017

Recommit that attack on one NATO nation is an attack on all

Q: On NATO: One of the biggest concerns in Europe right now is that President Trump was not willing to publicly reiterate the U.S. commitment to article 5, the principle that an attack on one nation in NATO is an attack on all. Russian President Vladimir Putin suggested this weekend that these squabbles at NATO are helpful to Russia. I understand that the President wants every country to pay its fair share, of course. But why was the President not willing to underscore the US' commitment to our allies in NATO?

HALEY: Because there was no change to policy. Of course, we believe in article 5. I just met with all of my NATO ambassadors yesterday. We said, a threat on one of us is a threat on all of us. NATO is going to continue to be strong. It's going to continue to be united. Russia's going to try and divide us. But the truth is, we've never swayed from article 5. We honestly still believe it. The President didn't mention it because he wasn't changing it.

Source: CNN 2017 interviews of 2020 hopefuls , Jun 4, 2017

Against nuclear deal with Iran; keep state sanctions

Fifteen Republican governors wrote a letter to President Obama opposing the Iran nuclear deal: "If implemented, this agreement would lead to the lifting of United States nuclear-related sanctions on Iran without any guarantee that Iran's drive toward obtaining a nuclear weapon will be halted or even slowed. Iran is a state sponsor of terrorism, and it should not be permitted any pathway toward obtaining a nuclear weapon, now or ever. The lifting of federal sanctions that will result from this We've been ranked as the second best state in the nation as a place to do business. But we aren't going to stop until we're first. We've announced $5 billion in foreign investment.

And we've seen no less an authority than The Wall Street Journal say that, "Anyone still thinking the U.S. has lost its manufacturing chops hasn't been to South Carolina."

South Carolina is truly becoming the "It" state when it comes to economic development and job creation--not just in the United States, but worldwide.

Source: 2013 State of the State address to S. C. Legislature , Sep 8, 2015

$5 billion in foreign investment: the "It" state worldwide

We've been ranked as the second best state in the nation as a place to do business. But we aren't going to stop until we're first. We've announced $5 billion in foreign investment.

And we've seen no less an authority than The Wall Street Journal say that, "Anyone still thinking the U.S. has lost its manufacturing chops hasn't been to South Carolina."

South Carolina is truly becoming the "It" state when it comes to economic development and job creation--not just in the United States, but worldwide.

Source: 2013 State of the State address to S. C. Legislature , Jan 16, 2013

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