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Supported killing Iranian general without Congressional OK

Q: Prohibit military attacks on Iran without Congressional approval?

Mark Kelly: Unclear. Supported U.S. killing of Iranian General Soleimani without such approval. "It's good that he's dead."

Martha McSally: No. Voted against requiring Congressional authorization of attacks on Iran.

Source: CampusElect on 2020 Arizona Senate race , Oct 10, 2020

Iran deal had problems, but poor decision to pull out of it

Kelly steers clear of criticizing President Donald Trump too harshly. He believes, for instance, that it was "a rather poor decision" to pull out of the Iran nuclear deal. "It had some issues," he said, adding that "we should try, through another administration in the White House, to get back to a deal with the Iranians by working with our international partners and our allies."
Source: The Jewish Insider on 2020 Arizona Senate race , May 22, 2020

Middle East peace achievable; won't be easy

He believes that peace in the region is achievable. "It's hard," he said. "I mean, if this was easy, we would have done it decades ago, and we would have been successful. But just because it's hard doesn't mean anybody needs to give up. And the success of the State of Israel is just, I think, from a personal level, it's important to so many Americans. I know it is for me."
Source: The Jewish Insider on 2020 Arizona Senate race , May 22, 2020

Services must work for changing veteran population

It's important to Mark that our country keeps its promises to our veterans. There is an urgent need for improvement. From the G.I. Bill to the VA, Mark understands we need veterans services to work for our changing veteran population. That includes aging and injured veterans who need prompt, quality health care, and young veterans who need mental health care or are looking to translate the skills they learned from their service into a good-paying job.
Source: 2020 Arizona Senate campaign website MarkKelly.com , Jan 15, 2020

Stay out of Israeli wars, according to CC survey.

Kelly opposes the Christian Coalition survey question on support of Israel

The Christian Coalition inferred whether candidates agree or disagree with the statement, 'The US Should Continue to Support and Stand with the Nation of Israel Against Her Enemies?' Self-description by Christian Coalition of America: "These guides help give voters a clear understanding of where candidates stand on important pro-family issues" for all Senate and Presidential candidates.

Source: CC Survey 20CC-17 on Sep 10, 2020

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