Virtual Town Hall on Iraq, sponsored by MoveOn.org, inviting top dozen Democratic and Republican presidential contenders, April 10, 2007
Chris Dodd: Constructive engagement to rebuild international relations.
Dennis Kucinich: Treaties on nuclear, bio & chem non-proliferation.
John Edwards: Require deployed troops to be fully trained and equipped.
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Bill Richardson: I can bring people together.
War & Peace|
Barack Obama: Open-ended Iraq occupation must end: no military solution.
Barack Obama: Begin withdrawal May 1 2007; finish by March 31 2008.
Barack Obama: Open dialogue with both Syria and Iran.
Bill Richardson: Withdraw US troops by end of 2007, with no residual force.
Bill Richardson: Iraq policy is a massive failure; Iraq is in civil war.
Bill Richardson: Congress should de-fund and de-authorize the war.
Chris Dodd: No military solution at all to Iraq; redeploy troops now.
Chris Dodd: Surge in politics and diplomacy, then end energy dependency.
Chris Dodd: Require Congressional authorization before attacking Iran.
Dennis Kucinich: Insurgency in Iraq is being fueled by US occupation.
Dennis Kucinich: New direction in Iraq, and that direction is out.
Dennis Kucinich: Bring in UN troops, and pay reparations to Iraq.
Hillary Clinton: Begin re-deployment out of Iraq in 90 days.
Hillary Clinton: America elected this Congress to bring our troops home.
Hillary Clinton: No permanent bases, but continuing residual force in Iraq.
Hillary Clinton: Online petition to pressure Bush & GOP for redeployment.
Joe Biden: Decentralize Iraqi government; local control over daily life.
Joe Biden: Biden-Gelb plan: UN & Muslim powers to enforce Iraq unity.
Joe Biden: Introduced legislation barring US Military bases in Iraq.
Joe Biden: Stop training thugs as the national Iraqi police force.
John Edwards: No more debate; end war by Congress defunding it.
John Edwards: End no-bid contracts & war profiteering in Iraq.
John Edwards: Citizens should speak out for immediate action to end war.
The above quotations are from Virtual Town Hall on Iraq, sponsored by MoveOn.org, inviting top dozen Democratic and Republican presidential contenders, April 10, 2007.