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Peace through strength, not peace through hope

I support peace through strength and believe that doctrine will make America safer, stronger and freer. In fact, when I served in the United States Navy we had a president who pursued that strategy, put together a coalition of willing nations to justly halt a territorial grab in the heart of the Middle East and brought a swift conclusion to Desert Storm.

Today, we aren't so fortunate to have that type of leadership. From Russia to Iran to ISIS, our current foreign policy is focused on peace through hope. Our commander-in-chief is more interested, it seems, in polishing his Nobel Peace Prize than providing American leadership around the globe, and the void has been filled by others with ill intentions. In order to combat these threats, we must attract, train and equip the best fighting force the world will ever know and honor our commitment to the veterans who already have given so much.

Source: Holcomb's Kokomo Tribune OpEd on 2016 Indiana Senate race , Jul 9, 2015

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