Pros And Cons Of Noninterventionist Foreign Policy

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I am writing to you because after watching most of your interviews I have realized that you favor a Noninterventionist foreign policy which is something that has gotten me interested because as you have stated intervention usually invites attacks and bankrupts the country. I know you are a member of the Republican Party which is what makes me believe that you have the same view on foreign policy as the founding fathers did your voting record in the senate certainly does proves that. They also favored a noninterventionist foreign policy which means that we can trade and communicate with other countries but we shouldn’t be the policemen of the world. Thomas Jefferson, in his first inaugural address, called for “peace, commerce, and honest friendship with all …show more content…
The long wars in Afghanistan and Iraq have exacted an enormous blood price- the lives of 6,852 American military personnel and also immense financial expenses, estimated to be as high as 6 trillion. (Bryant, 2015) The current economic crisis has led to cuts in military spending which basically makes our national defense a lot weaker. The deficit has never been as high as it is today it’s a serious problem because it costs Americans millions of jobs. Like you I also believe that we should have a strong national defense and we should only get involved when attacked because if we are attacked we certainly have the right to defend ourselves. Having a strong military force doesn’t necessarily mean we will expand it throughout the world it means we will be prepared if we are ever attacked and we will keep Americans safe. The cost, human and financial, is considered too be too great and America increasingly thinks that other countries should share the burden. (Bryant,

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