Election 101: Where the GOP candidates stand on China, Iran, Israel and other key foreign issues
2. Rick Perry
Considers China Americaâ€™s single greatest national security threat but believes communist China is â€śdestined for the ash heap of history because it is not a country of virtues.â€ť
Lambasts Obama for â€śunderminingâ€ť US-Israel relations and cites that as Exhibit A of â€śPresident Obamaâ€™s failed foreign policy.â€ť Says Israel shouldnâ€™t be forced into compromises for reaching peace with the Palestinians, but believes the Palestinians must meet key preconditions before being eligible for statehood.
Opposes major cuts in military spending, saying it would endanger US troops.