Michael Noonan was recently quoted in Military Times.
“Clinton sits closer to the status quo, promising a military that is historically small but high-tech and lethal. Few Democrats have more consistently favored the use of military force. ‘She would be the more muscular internationalist of the two candidates,’ said Michael Noonan, a defense expert with the Foreign Policy Research Institute, a conservative think tank in Philadelphia. ‘She’s a bit more hawkish than Trump would be. It’s completely useless to discuss foreign and defense politics in terms of liberal or conservative. Those discussions mean nothing. It’s really about restraint on one hand and internationalism on the other.'”