Our foreign policy should be tempered by wisdom. We have intervened throughout the world with no regard for the consequences. Our allies need to know we have their backs, and those who would challenge us need to know we will respond.
The best way to ensure peace and stability is to keep lines of communication open, and pursue diplomatic avenues. Only when all diplomatic solutions have been exhausted, and we or any of our allies have been attacked, should we bring the force of our military to bear. While I recognize the intrinsic value of life, if we are forced to use the power of our military, there should be no half measures. We should strike fast, and with the full might of our military to avoid a protracted conflict which will only result in excessive and needless destruction and death.Your expanded issue text goes here. This text will appear on its own page, linked from your list of issues.