It turns out that Cain and McFarland have discussed foreign policy together — on the air, no less. The presidential candidate appeared on McFarland’s web show, “DEFCON 3,” and took on Israeli-Palestinian negotiations, the threat of Iran, missile defense and more.Continue Reading
Cain told McFarland he thinks only military action can stop Iran from acquiring nuclear weapons, explaining: “I don’t think we can stop them from getting a nuclear weapon without some sort of pre-emptive strike.”
“I would have to talk to a lot of people before I would go so far as to say we should do a pre-emptive strike,” he added.
And here’s how Cain described his general foreign policy doctrine: "The Cain doctrine, as it relates to foreign affairs and foreign relations, is an extension of the Reagan philosophy. Reagan's philosophy, as you know, was peace through strength. My philosophy peace through strength and clarity. We need to clarify who our friends are, clarify who our enemies are, stop giving money to the enemies and make sure that our enemies know who our friends are, that we are going to stand solidly behind."