Statement from Will Ruger on John Bolton’s White House Departure

ARLINGTON, Va.—Will Ruger, Vice President of Research and Policy at the Charles Koch Institute, in response to news that national security advisor John Bolton has left the White House:

“President Trump has made clear he wants to pursue a more restrained foreign policy and he should have a national security advisor who shares his vision. We hope that the President selects a national security advisor who will help him implement his stated goals to end the wars in Syria and Afghanistan instead of impeding those efforts. The right choice could also help him find better paths forward with North Korea and Iran that avoid unnecessary wars while safeguarding our interests, and make sure our wealthy allies pay a fair share for their defense.”

The Charles Koch Institute is working to expand public debate about what foreign policy will make us more safe and secure. Find out more below:

01-23-2020 11:25am

NEW POLL: Americans want troops home from Afghanistan, Iraq; opposed to more military engagement

A new YouGov poll commissioned by the Charles Koch Institute shows Americans are strongly supportive of bringing our troops home from Afghanistan and Iraq, oppose war with Iran, and generally want the United States to be less militarily engaged around the world.

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01-08-2020 12:58pm

The Charles Koch Institute’s Statement in Response to President Trump’s Address on Iran

The Charles Koch Institute’s William Ruger, Vice President of Research and Policy, issued the following statement in response to President Trump’s address on Iran.

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01-06-2020 07:46am

Statement from Will Ruger on Iraqi Parliament Vote

The Charles Koch Institute’s William Ruger, Vice President of Research and Policy, issued the following statement on reports of the Iraqi Parliament moving toward legislation to force U.S. troops to leave the country.

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