‘Defend This Nation’ ad spotlights Bernie Sanders foreign policy

bernie sandersA new 30-second TV spot from the presidential campaign of U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders puts the focus on foreign policy.

The spot highlights Sanders’ foreign policy judgement and commitment to defeating the Islamic State terrorist organization without repeating the mistakes of the Iraq War.

The spot began airing Wednesday on stations in Iowa and New Hampshire.

“As president, I will defend this nation but I will do it responsibly,” Sanders begins in the ad titled “Defend This Nation.”

“I voted against the war in Iraq and that was the right vote,” Sanders continues. “We must never forget the lessons of that experience.”

Then-Rep. Sanders not only voted against the war but helped lead the opposition to the war – one of the worst foreign policy blunders in modern American history. Unfortunately, many of the concerns he raised in 2002 turned out to be true.

Sanders goes on to detail how he would defeat the so-called Islamic State as president. “ISIS must be destroyed but we should not do it alone. We need an international coalition, with Muslim boots on the ground, fighting with our support.

“It’s time to end the quagmire of perpetual warfare in the Middle East. As president, I will,” Sanders concludes.

uva basketball team of destiny
Team of Destiny: Inside Virginia Basketball’s Run to the 2019 National Championship, by Jerry Ratcliffe and Chris Graham, is available for $25.


The book, with additional reporting by Zach Pereles, Scott Ratcliffe and Scott German, will take you from the aftermath of the stunning first-round loss to UMBC in 2018, and how coach Tony Bennett and his team used that loss as the source of strength, through to the ACC regular-season championship, the run to the Final Four, and the thrilling overtime win over Texas Tech to win the 2019 national title, the first in school history.
 
augusta free press

Related Content

Shop Google


Comments

%d bloggers like this: