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Where Trump and Biden Stand on Foreign Policy

This post is component of a Wall Road Journal tutorial evaluating President Donald Trump and former Vice President Joe Biden on problems from weather change to wellness treatment and employment.

WASHINGTON—President Trump and Democratic opponent Joe Biden have profound dissimilarities in vital regions of U.S. foreign plan, but maintain very similar views about some main objectives, which include limiting troop deployments to the Center East and Afghanistan.

Mr. Trump has aimed to spotlight his foreign-plan qualifications in the closing months of the 2020 campaign. In rapid buy, he has overseen peace agreements involving Israel and two Gulf Arab states helped launch Afghan peace talks diminished troops in Iraq and Afghanistan and pushed for a framework arms-control agreement with Russia.

Mr. Biden, with decades of intercontinental encounter as a former senator and vice president, has criticized Mr. Trump for weakening U.S. alliances, strengthening ties to dictators and failing to curb Iran’s nuclear program after withdrawing from a 2015 accord negotiated when Mr. Biden was serving below President Obama.

Their look at of alliances “is the best and most vital big difference involving the candidates, even earlier mentioned their differing views on weather, Iranian nuclear courses, and protecting small troop degrees in Iraq, Syria and Afghanistan,” said retired Adm. James Stavridis, a former North Atlantic Treaty Corporation commander.