Clinton vs. Trump on Key Middle East Issues: Prepping for the Debate

The Washington Institute

September 22, 2016

 

As the first presidential debate approaches, here is a collection of quotations by Democratic candidate Hillary Clinton, Republican candidate Donald Trump, and their respective party platforms on key Middle East policy issues.

SYRIA

Clinton

Trump

IRAN NUCLEAR DEAL

Clinton

Trump

IRAN TERROR SPONSORSHIP

Clinton

Trump

ISRAELI-PALESTINIAN PEACE PROCESS

Clinton

Trump

U.S.-ISRAEL RELATIONS

Clinton

Trump

THE ISLAMIC STATE: U.S. RESPONSE

Clinton

Trump

THE ISLAMIC STATE: ROOT CAUSES

Clinton

Trump

RADICAL JIHADISM

Clinton

Trump

PARTY PLATFORMS

The following quotes are taken from the publicly released Democratic and Republican party platforms:

Syria/Islamic State

Iran

Israel