Democratic candidate Williamson on Afghanistan, Syria & Israel

4 The Record

Foreign policy is one of the most demanding and complex parts of being president.

It’s an area a lot of presidents learn on the job even if they do have a vast understanding of the history of a particularly troubled region.

It’s a different story once you’re sitting in the oval office.

My conversation with Democratic presidential candidate Marianne Williamson focused on her approach to the Middle East.

This is a complicated world and a lot of regions are in strife.

Williamson talks about addressing international conflict through development, mediation, post-conflict transitional justice, humanitarian aid and supporting the framework for democratic processes.

This sounds a bit touchy feely.

Williamson discussed how she would apply this to people like Vladimir Putin and Iran’s supreme leader, neither of whom are going to bend over backward for the United States.

Watch the full interview in the video above.

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