Paul, who is running for president, has worked to push back against the characterization that he is an isolationist and weak on foreign policy. On Wednesday, Paul said that those who said his kind of foreign policy was responsible for the rise of ISIS were wrong.
"I would say it's exactly the opposite. ISIS exists and grew stronger because of the hawks in our party who gave arms indiscriminately."
Rand Paul: ISIS 'Exists And Grows Stronger' Because Of GOP Hawks
Love him or hate him, he speaks a lot of truth regarding ISIS. But this truth will be really expensive for him. He is finished as a Republican, I guess. They think they can easily impose control on Iraq and Syria and mould them forcefully into our image. Failed, oops!