Paul: "Interventionists Like Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton" Created ISIL

And they may have almost put the group in charge of Syria.


Sen. Rand Paul is taking aim at Hillary Clinton on Syria, saying her aggressive stance on arming the opposition as secretary of state could have put the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant in power.

"To interventionists like former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, we would caution that arming the Islamic rebels in Syria created a haven for the Islamic State," Paul wrote in an op-ed in The Wall Street Journal on Thursday evening. "We are lucky Mrs. Clinton didn't get her way and the Obama administration did not bring about regime change in Syria. That new regime might well be [ISIL]."