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Rand Paul Foreign Policy

Lincoln Chafee: The Heir Apparent to Ron Paul on Foreign Policy?

Rich Rubino | Posted 09.14.2016 | Politics
Rich Rubino

As Rand Paul alienates those who supported his father, based largely on his foreign policy beliefs, a vacuum has developed for a candidate with a foreign policy belief system close to Ron Paul's.

Beyond Rand Paul's Foreign Policy Opportunity

Christopher McKnight Nichols | Posted 08.05.2016 | Politics
Christopher McKnight Nichols

Rand Paul was always an unlikely contender for the GOP presidential nomination. But the decline of his campaign has been astonishing. As Politico recently chronicled, it's close to ending practically before it started. Recall that before Trump, it was Paul who was briefly a media darling.

Rand Paul: GOP Isn't Entirely Responsible For Creating ISIS

The Huffington Post | Sam Levine | Posted 06.03.2015 | Politics

Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) backtracked on his recent comments that hawkish Republicans were responsible for creating the Islamic State group, also known a...

Rand Paul: ISIS 'Exists And Grows Stronger' Because Of GOP Hawks

The Huffington Post | Sam Levine | Posted 05.28.2015 | Politics

Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) on Wednesday blamed the rise of ISIS on hawkish members of the GOP who he said were too eager to intervene abroad. Paul, who...

Rand Paul: John McCain, Lindsey Graham Are 'Lapdogs For Obama'

The Huffington Post | Marina Fang | Posted 04.21.2015 | Politics

Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) called out his fellow senators for serving as “the lapdogs for President Obama” on foreign policy matters. In an interv...

Sam Stein

Rand Paul Says There's 'Not A Place On The Globe' Where Hawks Don't Want U.S. Troops | Sam Stein | Posted 04.13.2015 | Politics

Sen. Rand Paul’s (R-K.Y.) efforts to soften the non-interventionist edges of his foreign policy as he embarks on a presidential bid have been fairly...

Lindsey Graham: Every Presidential Candidate, Except Rand Paul, Could Get A Better Iran Deal

The Huffington Post | Sam Levine | Posted 04.06.2015 | Politics

Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.) took a shot at the foreign policy of his Republican colleague Sen. Rand Paul on Sunday, saying that the Kentucky senator ...

Sam Stein

Rand Paul's Anti-Foreign Aid Policy Attacked By Fellow Republican | Sam Stein | Posted 08.28.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- GOP speechwriter Michael Gerson argued Sunday that Republican Sen. Rand Paul's position against foreign aid could create heavy humanitar...

Rand Paul: Rick Perry Is 'Dead Wrong'

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 07.14.2014 | Politics

Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) fired back at Texas Gov. Rick Perry (R) in an op-ed published by Politico Monday, saying the governor is "dead wrong" to critic...

Rand Paul A Year Ago vs. Rand Paul Now

Mother Jones | Posted 06.27.2014 | Politics

On the Sunday morning television shows this past weekend—against the backdrop of an Iraq in flames—former Vice President Dick Cheney and Sen. Rand...

Laura Bassett

Rand Paul: We Created 'Jihadist Wonderland' In Iraq | Laura Bassett | Posted 06.23.2014 | Politics

As the Islamist militia group ISIS gains new ground in Iraq, capturing four more towns near the Syrian border and barreling towards Baghdad, Sen. Rand...

Sam Stein

GOP Wonders What The Hell It Will Do About Rand Paul's Foreign Policy | Sam Stein | Posted 06.21.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The divisive role that Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) has played within the Republican Party on matters of foreign policy was amplified on Frida...

Conservatives Lash Out At Rand Paul

The Huffington Post | Mollie Reilly | Posted 04.16.2014 | Politics

Rand Paul's noninterventionist foreign policy views aren't currying him any favor with conservative pundits, who have recently attacked the Kentucky s...

Rand Paul: Obama 'Shooting First And Aiming Later' | Posted 09.05.2013 | Politics

America should only go to war to win....

Sabrina Siddiqui

GOP Presidential Hopefuls Split On Foreign Policy | Sabrina Siddiqui | Posted 06.13.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Two Republican presidential favorites painted starkly different visions on Thursday of American foreign policy, offering the first glimp...

Jon Ward

Rand Paul Supports Some Military Bases On Foreign Soil, Unlike His Dad | Jon Ward | Posted 04.01.2013 | Politics

A brief item on Rand Paul by Time's Alex Altman describes the Republican Kentucky senator speaking recently to a group of Republican women in his home...

How About a Paul-Paul Ticket for 2012?

Robert Guttman | Posted 08.09.2011 | Politics
Robert Guttman

If one were looking for the wave of the future in the Republican Party, it might be found in Rand Paul, the junior senator from Kentucky.