June 30, 2014

Why the GOP Needs Rand Paul's Help on Iraq

Andrew Peek, Fiscal Times

The Associated Press

A Presidential primary candidate like Rand Paul, who vociferously opposes involvement in places like Ukraine, Syria, and Iraq, dilutes some of the Republicans’ brand identification with only the hawkish side of foreign policy community.

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