Jefferson Morley | July 9, 2019
Kamala Harris Is Reticent on War and Peace
On the Campaign Trail:
The foreign policy views of the junior senator from California are unclear in many issues save cybersecurity where the Washington Post says she has “the most substantive record” of any candidate in the race.
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On Israel: Selfie With AIPAC
On the issue of Israel and the influence of AIPAC, Harris seems to want to have it both ways.
Like Bernie Sanders, Kamala Harris announced she would not attend the annual AIPAC conference in Washington last month. At the same time she welcomed AIPAC officials to her office and gave them a Twitter selfie.
On Russia: Using ‘America’s Achilles Heel’ Against Us
On North Korea: ‘Not A Photo-Op’
Sen. Kamala Harris (D-Calif.) said that North Korea is “one of the most serious security threats” facing the U.S. and its allies, and that she was not reassured by what she heard from Trump’s team. “This briefing confirmed my deep concerns about this administration’s lack of a comprehensive strategy toward North Korea,” she said.Full Senate, in rare move, goes to White House grounds for classified North Korea briefing — LA Times
On Venezuela: No Comment
When the Huffington Post reached out to Harris’s campaign for a comment on her views on Trump policy in Venezuela, the campaign did not respond.
In the Eyes of ‘the Blob’ and the Secret Intelligence Agencies:
President Harris would probably be acceptable to policymaking elites, intelligence chiefs, and military leaders. While her policy views are undefined, her law enforcement experience shows she is politicians who works within the system.
Research: Daniel Ortiz