Republicans Debate Foreign Policy
11:38 PM, Nov 12, 2011 • By STEPHEN F. HAYES
It was a simple statement of principle, not a decision to cut off foreign aid to Israel. There is no doubt a Perry administration would restore – and probably increase – U.S. aid to Israel. He said as much, predicting, “my bet is we would be funding them at some substantial level.” But the comment immediately struck many journalists here as newsworthy.
Romney said: “I agree with Governor Perry. Start everything at zero.” But his campaign later told reporters that Romney was talking about Pakistan and did not mean to suggest that he’d start over with Israel.
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