Issue Position: Foreign Policy

Issue Position

Date: Jan. 1, 2014

Israel's sovereignty has been under near constant threat over the past several decades. Thad has been among Israel's most reliable advocates in Congress. From his post as Vice Chairman of the Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Defense, Thad was one of a handful of members of Congress to analyze and approve the actions that led to the successful apprehension of Osama Bin Laden. Thad Cochran's Appropriations subcommittee approved the funds necessary for the specific training, equipment, and simulative environments necessary for mission success in the apprehension of Bin Laden.