Monday, October 20th, 2014

Promises about Foreign Policy on GOP Pledge-O-Meter

Keep "combatants" in Guantanamo Bay

Will keep terrorist combatants in Guantanamo Bay, not in local jails or courtrooms.

Demand an overarching detention policy

Will "work to ensure foreign terrorists, such as the 9/11 conspirators, are tried in military, not civilian, court."

Oppose extending "Miranda Rights" to foreign terrorists

Will "oppose all efforts to force our military, intelligence and law enforcement personnel operating overseas to extend 'Miranda Rights' to foreign terrorists."

Fully fund missile defense

Will "work to ensure critical funding is restored to protect the U.S. homeland and our allies from missile threats from rogue states such as Iran and North Korea."

Require tough enforcement of sanctions against Iran

Will "work to ensure the government aggressively and effectively implements the sanctions (against Iran) with the tools Congress has provided."

Strengthen visa security

Will "require the Department of Homeland Security to review all visa applications at high-risk consular posts and prevent aliens from attempting to avoid deportation after having their visas revoked."

Approve pending free trade agreements with Colombia, Panama and South Korea

Immediately approve pending free trade agreements with Colombia, Panama and South Korea.