(CNN)Moments after news broke that Iran had fired missiles at US forces in Iraq Tuesday night, Elizabeth Warren took the stage in Brooklyn for her first joint campaign rally with Julián Castro. Even before thanking Castro for his endorsement, Warren first addressed the breaking development: “This is a reminder of why we need to de-escalate tension in the Middle East. The American people do not want a war with Iran.” The moment captured how President Donald Trump’s order to kill Iran’s military commander Qasem Soleimani has abruptly thrust foreign policy to the forefront of the 2020 Democratic race, shining a new spotlight on candidates’ foreign policy experiences and records, and sparking fresh debates about the use of military force and US interventions abroad. With the election now unfolding against a backdrop of conflict and war, for Warren, her ability to articulate her own vision on foreign policy will be particularly critical as she takes on rivals like former Vice President Joe Biden and Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders, who have spent more time publicly articulating those ideas in their decades in public office. As her national security credentials face their most strenuous test so far, Warren has been making a more… Read full this story
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