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If I had been in President Obama's shoes, I would have acted more decisively and strongly against ISIS RECOMMENDED FOR YOU Sarah Silverman Brought Liquid THC to the Emmys Paul Ryan Explains What Happens When He Visits Urban Black Communities Why Iraq’s Kurds haven’t seceded yet by Taboola Some pundits are surprised that I support destroying the Islamic State in Iraq and Greater Syria (ISIS) militarily. They shouldn’t be. I’ve said since I began public life that I am not an isolationist, nor am I an interventionist.
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As Commander-in-Chief, I would not allow our enemies to kill our citizens or our ambassadors. “Peace through Strength” only works if you have and show strength. Our recent foreign policy has allowed radical jihadists to proliferate. Today, there are more terrorists groups than there were before 9/11, most notably ISIS. After all the sacrifice in Afghanistan and Iraq, why do we find ourselves in a more dangerous world? And why, after six years, does President Obama lack a strategy to deal with threats like ISIS?
Claiming Muhammad or Islam is peaceful is like claiming a toddler has won the Tour de France.
Our recent foreign policy has allowed radical jihadists to proliferate.
originally posted by: theantediluvian
Last time I checked, Rand Paul was a Republican. This op-ed doesn't do anything to define any actual policy positions — let alone a strategy — it's all just ambiguous double-talk.
, yes is some truth to this statement regardless of difference of opinions about Obama.
Our recent foreign policy has allowed radical jihadists to proliferate
originally posted by: whyamIhere
His Father was deemed a crackpot and a complete joke.
Rand is working within the System which requires things his Dad would not do.
I have a few issues with Rand. However, I think he is 1000 times better than anyone else.
Rand Paul's opinion changes depending on who he's talking to.