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John Kyl troubled by increasing 'isolationist' streak in Republican Party, attacks Rand Paul

the neocons are not happy with Rand's growing influence!


Kyl Criticizes Neo-Isolationist Sentiment in Congress

BY: Alana Goodman
June 12, 2013 2:15 pm

Former Sen. Jon Kyl (R., Ariz.) criticized what he described as a resurgent isolationist streak in Congress during a breakfast discussion at the Capitol Hill Club on Tuesday.


“People like Sen. Rand Paul say ‘what the United States needs now is a foreign policy that is reluctant,’” said Kyl. “No. It does not need a reluctant foreign policy. You may decide at one point or another that you’re not going to engage in a particular situation either economically, or diplomatically, or potentially militarily. But you shouldn’t be reluctant about what your goals are, what your objectives are, and your willingness to commit whatever power, soft or hard, that you have at any given time, against the problem.”

Kyl added that Paul has “been very clear about his view that the United States, with regard to terrorism, should just have a position of containment, as if somehow you could contain these things.”


Defense hawks have not been effective in making their arguments to the American public, Kyl said.


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Wacko birds vs. moss covered Republicans

Seems like the battle lines are being drawn as of late for the future of the Republican Party especially in terms of the foreign policy, Rand is leading the way and the neocons are feeling the heat as he grows in popularity and influence, this is going to get good and there will be more fireworks, especially if Rand runs for president. :)

Glad I don't live in Arizona.

Being represented by two of the biggest neocons in the senate, that would be hard to take.

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