Rand Paul Introduces ‘Stop Arming Terrorists Act’ In Senate

Finding Truth In an Illusory World

Rand Paul introduced bill aimed at stopping the U.S. from funding terrorists

Senator Rand Paul has introduced the Stop Arming Terrorists Act (S. 532) following Tulsi Gabbard’s claims that the Obama administration funded ISIS and Al-Qaeda.

Dr. Paul has vowed to stop the U.S. from directly or indirectly supporting terrorist groups in the Middle East, in a companion bill to H.R. 608, which was reintroduced by Gabbard in January.

“One of the unintended consequences of nation-building and open-ended intervention is American funds and weapons benefiting those who hate us,” said Dr. Paul. “This legislation will strengthen our foreign policy, enhance our national security, and safeguard our resources.”

“For years, the U.S. government has been supporting armed militant groups working directly with and often under the command of terrorist groups like ISIS and al-Qaeda in their fight to overthrow the Syrian government.

Rather than spending trillions of dollars on regime change wars in the Middle…

View original post 277 more words

Advertisements