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Ben Carson used his career as a neurosurgeon to defend his ability to lead the United States on foreign policy matters in an interview Sunday.

Pressed by Fox News' Chris Wallace on whether he has the expertise necessary to act as the nation's commander-in-chief, Carson said he has made more life-and-death decisions than any of the other candidates vying for the White House.

"I think of all the people running, I've probably had the most experience making critical life-and-death decisions," Carson said. "I have a record of solving complex problems."

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