The Candidates on Iran

U.S. policy towards Iran is a major campaign issue, given the country’s defiance of UN demands for transparency in its nuclear program. Candidates’ stances run the gamut from considering direct military action to isolating Iran.

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The Candidates on Iraq

The war in Iraq has remained a top concern of American voters in the 2008 presidential campaign season. Candidates are divided between supporting the president's strategy to surge more troops into central Iraq versus establishing a timetable to eventually pull out U.S. forces,with some residual units left in the region.

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The Candidates on Trade

Debate over issues of fair trade, enforcement of labor standards, and trade policy towards developing economies was intensifying as the 2008 presidential campaign unfolded.

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