No he is not, so please explain the relevance of your statement.
Is he a linguist? Did he dispute the Hebrew meaning of the word "Ashkenaz"?
No he did not. So, then what's your point?
No one said anything about justifying anything.
I do have to ask you though why you care so much. Ron Paul says what is going on in that region is none of our business either way. Do you live in the region?
Do you not agree with Ron Paul?