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Avoid foreign entanglements

Q: What's your opinion of the statement, "Avoid foreign entanglements"?

A: We certainly should avoid foreign entanglements. I believe the post-WWII policies established by Truman with the Truman Doctrine, the Marshall Plan and NATO as continued by Eisenhower had it right: a strategy that combined political, economic and military policies. We were not engaged in major military conflicts during this period, but we clearly played a leading role in making the world freer and more prosperous than any previous time in the history of the world. America is more secure and the world is safer when America is playing a positive, productive role.

Source: Email interview on 2016 Calif. Senate race with OnTheIssues , Nov 28, 2015

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