This is a guest contribution from Maria Andersen. She is a researcher living in Washington, DC.
Until recently, Gary Johnson, the presumptive Libertarian Party presidential nominee, has been clear on his foreign policy views. He has argued for the removal of troops in Afghanistan. He was against intervention in Libya. He is not in favor of the drone wars in Pakistan and Yemen. Johnson justifies his views by pointing out that none of these countries pose any military threat to the United States. Johnson has said:
Given trillion-dollar deficits, America simply cannot afford to be engaged . . .
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