Election 2008 The World is Watching

PRI The World Radio Report

What Would McCain's Foreign Policy Look Like?

Experts give their views at the GOP convention

BY Matthew BellSeptember 4, 2008


Matthew Bell is a reporter for PRI's The World. He covered the 2004 U.S. presidential campaign and has also filed reports from Belfast, Seoul, Shanghai and Jerusalem.

The World's reporter Matthew Bell canvasses a number of views on what Sen. John McCain's foreign policy would be like if he were elected president. McCain has been getting a lot of praise at the GOP Convention this week for being tough on national security and fighting terrorism abroad.

Listen to Bell's Radio Report.

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Mike Peavy - Green Bay, WI
I don't think McCain has any foreign policy different from Bush. It is a copy of Bush's last 8 years of foreign policy. McCain claims to be a know it all guy, but he lacks the diplomatic character that one needs after Bush's mess in US foreign policy.