Summarizing Trump: FOREIGN POLICY


“Foreign policy will be singularly focused on Making America Safe Again by destroying radical Islamic terrorist groups. End the nuclear deal with Iran and the ransom payments to the world’s number one state sponsor of terrorism. America will stand with its allies and end the Obama-Clinton practice of apologizing to our enemies.”
Google search for: “Donald Trump Foreign Policy”, Sep 16, 2016

“I don’t want people coming in from the terror countries,” Trump told reporters on the links of his Turnberry golf club in Scotland.

Giuliani says he’s source of Trump’s shift on Muslim ban

NJ.com – Jul 9, 2016

During his first major foreign policy speech in April, Trump said “America First will be the major and overriding theme of my administration.”

Trump’s ‘America First’ echoes old isolationist rallying cry

San Francisco Chronicle – Jun 29, 2016

“We will totally dismantle Iran’s global terror network,” Trump said.

Trump, Clinton battle for Israel vote, vow support in major Washington speeches

Fox News – Mar 22, 2016

“We will send a clear signal that there is no daylight between America and our most reliable ally — the state of Israel,” Trump said.

Trump At AIPAC: ‘I Didn’t Come Here Tonight To Pander To You About Israel’

WCBS-TV – Mar 21, 2016

While Trump said before a large audience in April, “I believe an easing of tensions, and improved relations with Russia–from a position of strength only–is possible, absolutely possible.”

Here’s Why Putin Seems To Prefer Trump To Hillary

The Daily Caller – Jul 2, 2016

“The continuing incitement and preaching of hate by the Palestinian leadership, and the glorification of terror must end immediately,” Trump wrote.

Trump condemns killing of US national in West Bank

Politico – Jul 1, 2016

Trump said, “I am going to withdraw the United Strates (sic) from the Trans-Pacific Partnership.”

The Daily Show fact‑checked Donald Trump’s economics speech. It found a lot of errors.

Vox – Jun 30, 2016

With regard to foreign policy, Trump explained, the term means “we will never enter into any conflict unless it makes us safer as a nation.”

Trump unleashes teleprompter‑powered attack on Clinton

Politico – Jun 7, 2016

Trump said this during an appearance in Bluffton, S.C. on Feb. 17: “Don’t tell me it doesn’t work — torture works… Waterboarding is fine, but it’s not nearly tough enough, ok?”

Here’s a guide to Clinton’s claims about Donald Trump

The Washington Post – Jun 2, 2016

“I said, ‘Don’t hit Iraq’ because you’re going to totally destabilize the Middle East,” Trump said during his June 16, 2015 speech announcing his candidacy for president.

Abortion and 10 other Donald Trump flip‑flops

CNN – Apr 1, 2016

Trump said as president, “there’s nothing I would rather do than bring peace to Israel and its neighbors, generally. I think it serves no purpose to say you have a good guy and a bad guy.”

Trump, Cruz, Rubio argue over who supports Israel the most

The Week – Feb 26, 2016

He said he wants U.S. troops on the ground in Syria, but more importantly, “I want other countries to get on the ground fighting ISIS.”

Trump sends sparks flying in Worcester

The Sun – Nov 19, 2015

Frontrunner Donald Trump offered his own strategy for dealing with Islamic State extremists and President Assad: “Let them fight each other and pick up the remnants.”

Foreign Policy Dominates Republican Debate

Voice of America – Sep 17, 2015

“Israel is safe with this one,” Trump declared, poking his chest.

Trump thinks President Obama hates Israel

The Jewish Journal of Greater Los Angeles – Oct 29, 2015

He termed Riyadh the “world’s biggest funder of terrorism,” complaining that “Saudi Arabia funnels our petro dollars, our very own money, to fund the terrorists that seek to destroy our people while the Saudis rely on us to protect them.”

Is Donald Trump the Best the Republicans can do on Foreign Policy?

The Huffington Post – Sep 8, 2015

Decades ago he called on the United States to “stop paying to defend countries that can afford to defend themselves.”

When It Comes to Foreign Policy, Trump Is Best of a Bad Bunch

Newsweek – Aug 30, 2015

“He made statements over the last couple of days that are incredible, trying to justify the war in Iraq. It can’t be justified,” Trump said, pointing most notably to a “skin in the game” reference Bush made in a foreign policy statement.

Clinton, Trump make Iowa State Fair campaign stops

Quad-City Times – Aug 15, 2015

In February, Trump said at a political event in New Hampshire that “whether you like Saddam Hussein or not, he used to kill terrorists,” and now Iraq is a breeding ground for terrorists.

Donald Trump praises Saddam Hussein for killing terrorists ‘so good’

The Keene Sentinel – Jul 7, 2016

“We need to protect all Americans, of all backgrounds and all beliefs, from Radical Islamic Terrorism – which has no place in an open and tolerant society,” Trump said.

Donald Trump Calls On Obama To Resign Over Orlando Shooting

The Huffington Post – Jun 13, 2016

“Look, we are at war with these people and they don’t wear uniforms,” Trump told the Fox News host, reports Daily Mail.

Trump: I’d Declare War On ISIS

Opposing Views – May 25, 2016

“Look, we are at war with these people, and they don’t wear uniforms — it’s not your traditional war where it’s a war against Germany, Japan or whoever,” Mr. Trump said.

Donald Trump: I’d have ‘no problem’ asking Congress to declare war in fight against terrorism

The Washington Times – May 24, 2016
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