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Hillary Clinton the hawk

The Democrat would likely take a harder line on Syria if elected president

By Rupert Stone  

Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton ©Andrew Harnik/AP/Press Association Images

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump will probably lose the election to Hillary Clinton next month. No doubt many people will breathe a sigh of relief, given Trump’s extreme positions on immigration, torture and other issues. But, while Clinton may not share those views, her stance on foreign policy is alarmingly hawkish.

Take the example of Syria, where President Bashar al-Assad and his allies are attacking eastern Aleppo. In the second presidential debate,…

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