Why Aren’t These Guys Running for President?

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It was a raucous Vice Presidential debate Tuesday night, with both candidates repeatedly talking over each other, and each disparaging the positions of the other’s running mate. Unlike last week’s Presidential debate, where the focus was more on domestic issues and character, approximately half of the VP debate surprisingly centered on national security issues. 

We asked former CIA and NSA Director Mike Hayden, who assessed last week’s Presidential debate for The Cipher Brief, to give us his thoughts on whether Republican VP nominee Mike Pence and Democratic VP nominee Tim Kaine shed any new light on the key national security positions articulated by the top of their tickets, Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton.

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