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Revamp our policies and approach on the Middle East

For 8 long years under Barack Obama, American policy in Iraq careened from one disaster to another. Across the entire Middle East American allies are under assault, and Iran is ascendant. We still have time to turn the tide and to correct course, but to do so will require decisive changes in policy and approach. We must rebuild alliances with key allies. We must stand by our Kurdish allies. We must abandon the fantasy that Iranian backed forces in Iraq can somehow be our friends.
Source: 2018 Maryland Senatorial campaign website SamFaddis.com , Feb 22, 2018

Being the best military doesn't mean always being involved

First, we need not always intervene. Second, force is not always the answer. Finally, when we determine that some form of force is required we should not fall into the habit of assuming that such force must always be wielded in the same form that military thinkers typically choose. We have the best commandos, aircraft, and munitions on the globe. Sometimes the answer is not to use them. Sometimes the answer is defined purely by what is in our national interest.
Source: 2018 Maryland Senatorial campaign website SamFaddis.com , Feb 22, 2018

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