Rand Paul: If We Arm Syrian Rebels, We’ll End up Arming ISIS

‘The Syrian rebels don’t seem to be able to hang onto the arms’

"I think the biggest problem or where I disagree with the president most strenuously is in arming the Syrian rebels. The Syrian rebels don't seem to be able to hang onto the arms. Mostly arms we have given, and the Saudis have given, and the Qatari have given wound up in the hands of ISIS.

So I said a year ago that the irony they will have trouble overcoming is that we will someday be fighting the weapons that we sent into the Middle East and I think that irony is now. I think we do have to something about ISIS and I do agree with military action against ISIS, but I think it's disappointing that we are now fighting against our own weapons."
 

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