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The President Should Not Repeat His Iraq Mistake in Afghanistan

I urge the President to keep the current level of forces in Afghanistan for the remainder of his term so that the next President—in cooperation with Congress—has greater flexibility to determine…

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President Obama Wants to Lift Iran’s Oil Export Ban but Keep America’s

If the oil embargo is lifted, Iran will see more money flowing in and be able to exert more influence abroad. But the President hasn’t been as kind to the American people.

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House Passes Defense Authorization

National defense is the primary purpose of the federal government, and this bill authorizes the funding to make sure our country is safe, our troops are provided for, and that taxpayer money is being…

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Strong and Principled Foreign Policy: Syria and ISIS

The Syrian civil war has far-reaching consequences, from the creation of the worst refugee crisis since World War II to allowing a breeding ground for ISIS and other radical Islamist groups.

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Strong and Principled Foreign Policy: Iraq

We should have three goals in Iraq: Defeat ISIS, marginalize Iranian influence and Iranian militias, and help to foster a system of political inclusiveness rather than sectarian division.