Rand Paul Attacks Clinton Over Libya


rand-paulToday, Kentucky senator and Republican presidential candidate Rand Paul addressed the Republican Leadership Summit in New Hampshire, attacking Hillary Clinton over her role in the U.S.’s response to the Benghazi attacks of 2012.

“Libya was a mistake,” he said, referring to America’s support of rebels who overthrew Mummer Gaddafi from power. “One thing that is probably true in the Middle East: every time we have toppled a secular dictator, a secular strong man, we’ve gotten chaos and the rise of radical Islam…The president won’t name the enemy, but I will: it’s radical Islam. Until we name it we can’t defeat them, and I will tell you this: if I were commander in chief I would do everything it takes to…defend the country against radical Islam.” Read more at The Guardian.



  1. People could flippantly denigrate Rand Paul’s Foreign Policy,but at the most, it sounds like a 21st Century version of Nixon and Kissinger

    Arguably it is more realistic

    and nuanced than many of the others.