"ISIS exists and grew stronger because of the hawks in our party who gave arms indiscriminately, and most of those arms were snatched up by ISIS," said presidential candidate Sen. Rand Paul on MSNBC's Morning Joe. While most of the GOP presidential hopefuls aim their derision at President Obama's administration, Rand Paul is solidifying his position as an outsider -- at least philosophically -- by blaming Republican hawks who have been quick to intervene in world conflicts.
Paul is a non-interventionist who says the hawks in his party have been "wrong for 20 years." He blames ineffective interventions that left behind fractured political systems and large supplies of weapons for the rise of ISIS.
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