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Thu May 28, 2015, 11:43 PM

At Dallas forum, GOP presidential hopeful Ben Carson criticizes Obama foreign policy

Republican presidential candidate Dr. Ben Carson emphasized a need for more aggressive foreign policy Thursday during a Dallas visit, likening current U.S. efforts to a mismanaged third-grade classroom.

Addressing dozens of guests at a World Affairs Council forum, Carson criticized the Obama administration’s response to the threat of the Islamic State radical militant group. He blamed the administration’s withdrawal of American troops from Iraq for its rise.

“We had essentially won that war, and we gave it away,” Carson said of the withdrawal.

Carson, a retired neurosurgeon best known for his work in separating twins conjoined at the head, called the Islamic State an “incredible threat to us” and noted a recent rise of cyberattacks from China and North Korea on the U.S.

Read more: http://www.dallasnews.com/news/politics/national-politics/20150528-at-dallas-forum-gop-presidential-hopeful-ben-carson-criticizes-obama-foreign-policy.ece

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Thu May 28, 2015, 11:47 PM

1. “We had essentially won that war, and we gave it away,” Carson said of the withdrawal.

 

That quote pretty much sums up the problem with Republicans. After all this time, they still look at war like a game.

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