Ron Paul: Would be 'foolish' for US to intervene in Africa
Former TX lawmaker on terrorist situation
- Duration 4:28
- Date Jan 18, 2013
Former TX lawmaker on terrorist situation
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What you want your hostages give us are terrorists that is the deal Islamic militants are making -- -- America.
Of course that -- that's gonna happen but the more brazen these terrorists are getting the more frequent -- calls for America's military to start intervening should it.
Ron Paul former yeah becomes a presidential candidate says no be careful.
Be very careful congress and what -- you -- -- us.
I think it would be foolish I think what we've been doing for so many years has been very foolish I think that.
They ought to try to understand what blow back is all about and what -- CIA has talked about what Michael sure has demonstrated so often.
In the in his work to in the CIA.
It is just way too much did it hurts to know -- The points I -- when I gave my last little talk on the house floor.
Wednesday at the one of the trans send the problem that we're facing with violent anti Americanism and it's engulfing the world in my -- is what's happening over the area that we have a the -- in Egypt now we don't know exactly what we're supposed to be doing interior where.
And if we end up supporting -- even Hillary had an expert session of it what do we know anything.
-- going to get these things I think what's happening and Molly right now in these hostages.
Is it is you know it's spun off from.
Getting involved in.
In Libya and getting rid of -- -- The one thing leads to another and I just.
Think that all these problems that we have makes my case very clear.
That and we should follow it should have followed the founders advice of staying out of the entangling alliances and staying on the internal affairs of other nations.
Mind our own businesses -- dollar amount and now and then because we're flat out broke.
Well be the argument you get back as you know congress -- is that will will will regret that because we essentially get the bad guys free run.
Odd that now in the the argument against what they were just claiming is that.
Well terrorists are not idiots they they they can pack up and leave so if things get Dicey for them in Afghanistan -- Pakistan apparently.
They move to Somalia Algeria what have you but but but they did they seem to be pretty good movement on so I -- the bigger question is.
Should we do anything about that or -- we just let them brazenly grow.
Well what we have these side is why we have the problem if we come down on the side daddy it's spontaneous than.
They hate Americans there's al-Qaeda because they killers and they don't like our prosperity and NATO.
And they don't like our freedoms.
You keep Jason.
But if if the problem.
These threats toward -- in the disruption.
Is because we're involves.
That the answer is being left involved -- what it.
What if it's a little more than that congress and I know -- out of of this before what -- they really do hate -- they hate everything we stand for.
And they really are all about -- our whatever our overtures to visited the Muslim community or lack thereof that they're all about the strong as they just can't stand them on as that.
Well now it would it would.
They they might at the same question last week in eight months I'm certainly that we have to put up a lot of hatred for -- -- -- -- 6000 miles away.
And kill people with rooms and we.
Is it this is where the conflict is coming we have to beat the drums of war in this hatred that we have to -- -- and do these things.
And then all of a sudden we have an epidemic of suicides of American soldiers come back.
My doing over here it shouldn't these drone missiles and little kids -- And innocent people dying in all of a sudden they come back and now more people die from suicide.
You know they -- soldiers committing suicide.
So I think it I think it's a failed policy is it doesn't accomplish anything.
And that we don't understand as long as we.
Don't wanna look who we're either in denial we don't understand but the CIA actually help them -- to explain.
Why there is retaliation.
And we don't accept that this is gonna get much worse in there are predictions.
Right now -- just because they haven't it is your home doesn't mean that.
And they they are starting to like it anymore I think is the problem is growing at the Yale law were -- and we think we're the king of the world.
Ron Paul thank you very much yeah I think.