A belief in things not seen. But I will also renew the tough, direct diplomacy that can prevent Iran from obtaining nuclear weapons and curb Russian aggression. Many Gulf States have enjoyed great wealth as a consequence of oil, and some are beginning to focus it on broader development.
I have a plan that would have already begun redeploying our troops with the goal of bringing all our combat brigades home by March 31st of next year. Denying that fact is baseless, ignorant, and hateful.
We have to do what we can, knowing it's hard and not swinging from a naive idealism to a bitter defeatism - but rather, accepting the fact that we're not going to solve every problem overnight, but we can still make a difference. And yet, it has only been in the last couple of weeks that the discussion of race in this campaign has taken a particularly divisive turn. In the end, then, what is called for is nothing more, and nothing less, than what all the world's great religions demand - that we do unto others as we would have them do unto us. I am grateful to finish this journey with one of the finest statesmen of our time, a man at ease with everyone from world leaders to the conductors on the Amtrak train he still takes home every night. I saw it firsthand as a child in Indonesia, where devout Christians worshiped freely in an overwhelmingly Muslim country. In all nations - including my own - this change can bring fear.
They know they have to work hard to get ahead - and they want to. "We cannot walk alone," the preacher cried.
That among these are life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness. Now let me be clear: issues of women's equality are by no means simply an issue for Islam.
God bless you.