Platform based on "securing America and restoring America’s standing in the international community."
Supports "tough, direct presidential diplomacy …without preconditions" with Iran.
Supports a strong US-Israeli partnership, Israel’s right to self-defence and US foreign assistance to Israel.
Supports two-state solution to Israeli-Palestinian crisis. Obama and running mate Sen. Joe Biden are co-sponsors of the Palestinian Anti-Terrorism Act of 2006, which outlaws direct assistance to any entity controlled by Hamas